Why the World Needs More Globes

Ever since humans first started making maps of the world, we’ve been getting it wrong: no matter how clever our cartographers, we’ve never found a true way to represent the surface of the Earth on a flat sheet of paper. It’s time to tear up the maps and get more globes.

Carving Out a Business in the Mountains

Forget about launching a billion-dollar startup in Silicon Valley: if you really want a challenge, try launching a globe-making business in a small mountain town in Canada.

Meanwhile, Back in the Real World…

In the era of social media shoutouts and tweetstorms, we all spend our lives with one foot in the real world, one foot in the tech world. One maker wants to use technology to bring us back to reality, by getting robots to carve globes out of wood.

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