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The Quest To Hunt Down Every U.S. Military Base 


Here’s a fun new computer game: It’s called “Can you spot the predator drone?” Anyone with an Internet connection can play.
That wasn’t necessarily Josh Begley’s intention when he began mapping all of the United States’ military bases for his latest data visualization project, Empire.is. But as he gathered data from the Department of Defense’s 2013 Base Structure report and started plugging in the locations to Google Maps and Bing, he began to appreciate different angles of satellite imagery—especially where covert and overt warfare intersect.

The Quest To Hunt Down Every U.S. Military Base

Here’s a fun new computer game: It’s called “Can you spot the predator drone?” Anyone with an Internet connection can play.

That wasn’t necessarily Josh Begley’s intention when he began mapping all of the United States’ military bases for his latest data visualization project, Empire.is. But as he gathered data from the Department of Defense’s 2013 Base Structure report and started plugging in the locations to Google Maps and Bing, he began to appreciate different angles of satellite imagery—especially where covert and overt warfare intersect.

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