Percentage of researchers by region in Europe
Being a researcher is probably one of the least mundane jobs in the world, but not everyone can become one, and most people choose a (...)
March 26, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
Africa time zones
5 weird things you didn’t know about time zones
Most people think that time zones are just stripes of land spreading from the North Pole to the South Pole at regular intervals, but the (...)
March 12, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
‘March’ in European languages
“March”, the English name of the third month of the year, comes from “Mars”, the name of the Roman god of war (the Latin name of the month (...)
March 2, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
Male to female sex ratio by country in Europe
The human sex ratio is defined as the ratio of the number of males to the number of females in a population; that is, a sex ratio greater (...)
February 25, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
Special characters (diacritics) used in European languages
The “Basic Latin Alphabet”, as defined by ISO, consists of the following 26 letters and their uppercase variants (and is identical to the (...)
February 21, 2017 – Jakub MarianCzech, English, French, German, Italian, Maps, Spanish
Migration patterns and population gains and losses in Europe
I have previously written about immigration and emigration in Europe. Of course, emigration effectively cancels out the effect of (...)
February 9, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
‘February’ in European languages
The English word “February” comes from Latin februarius, which means “of purification”. The corresponding names for the second month of (...)
Creating a dashed line with two colours in Illustrator
It is possible to create dashed lines in Adobe Illustrator using the “dashed line” option in the Stroke panel (Window → (...)
February 5, 2017 – Jakub MarianVisual arts
How to make Adobe Illustrator remember arrowhead settings
If you ever tried to draw a bunch of arrows in Adobe Illustrator, you were probably frustrated by the fact that Illustrator does not (...)
February 1, 2017 – Jakub MarianVisual arts
Emigration in Europe: Destination countries and percentages of emigrants
Last year, I published a map showing the current state of immigration in Europe. However, I realized that the data contained in the 2015 (...)
January 31, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps