Introducing geocryptografx

Scott Shields
Feb 28, 2019 · 2 min read
Image for post
Image for post

Have you ever wanted to see a geographic representation of how global currencies have fared against each other? Have you wanted to see cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether alongside them represented as “crypto islands”? Great! We’ve made just the thing for you.

We combined geography, cryptocurrencies, and foreign exchange into one neat little visualisation.

Image for post
Image for post

Check it out at http://geocryptografx.shapelabs.co/. Select a base currency from the dropdown, and the map will display gains and losses as a choropleth map, where green shows that the currency associated with the country shown has gained against the base currency, and red shows that the associated currency has lost against the base currency. Hover over each country for more detailed information.

Image for post
Image for post

If you have come across Shape before you will know that experimenting and using modern technologies to bring our ideas (big and small!) to life is a core part of our DNA.

To build geocryptografx, we used:

Let us know what you think about geocryptografx via hello@shapelabs.co, and check out what else we’re up to at http://shapelabs.co!

shapelabs

www.shapelabs.co

Medium is an open platform where 170 million readers come to find insightful and dynamic thinking. Here, expert and undiscovered voices alike dive into the heart of any topic and bring new ideas to the surface. Learn more

Follow the writers, publications, and topics that matter to you, and you’ll see them on your homepage and in your inbox. Explore

If you have a story to tell, knowledge to share, or a perspective to offer — welcome home. It’s easy and free to post your thinking on any topic. Write on Medium

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store