While preparing slides for an upcoming talk at JS.Geo I started looking at the list of presenters. As someone that’s been making maps for only a year or so, I was suddenly overcome with the urge to crawl in a hole: these people have, almost to a (wo)man, built the tools I’m barely managing to make work. My tweet to that effect elicited a reponse I needed to hear:
@laurenancona Almost changed my Twitter bio recently to: "I'm basically just winging it."— Mark Headd (@mheadd) October 3, 2015
I’m usually not the alone in needing to hear this stuff, and I’ve always wanted to make something with wings.
"Basically everyone's been winging it since forever..." (new illustration) pic.twitter.com/mqpUlmworh— Lauren Ancona (@laurenancona) October 5, 2015
So it became (among other things) a sticker:
and a pillow: