Remote workers shouldn’t feel like they have to travel to lead interesting, fulfilled lives. It’s ok to prioritize friendships, community, and your mental health over traveling. It may not look as glamorous on Instagram, but you may end up a lot happier for it.
As I mentioned in the introduction, the rural-urban divide also affects political maps. Using the 2012 presidential election results, while Democrats were 51% of the population they accounted for only 38% of the space on a typical election map. Or, for every pixel that represents a Republican, only 0.59 pixels represent a Democrat.
…ough racial minorities make up 26% of the U.S. population, they account for just 16% of the pixels. In other words, for every pixel that represents a white person, only 0.53 pixels represent a racial minority.
…congressional districts, all in …congressional districts, all in New York City, are smaller than one pixel in a typically sized map. One-person-one-vote loses meaning if some votes are too small to see.