Allen Carroll
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Allen founded the story maps team at Esri. Prior to joining Esri in 2010, he worked at National Geographic for 27 years in a variety of positions, including art director of National Geographic Magazine and chief cartographer at National Geographic Maps.

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Hot Numbers: Behind the Scenes

Storytelling techniques the Esri Story Map team used in producing the "Hot Numbers" story map

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Story Maps Labs: Our Ongoing Experiment

How and why the Esri Story Maps team experiments with new storytelling techniques

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Maps, Minds, and Stories

First in a series of story maps reflecting on the power of maps and storytelling

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Story Maps and the Digital Humanities

Story Maps are proving to be the ideal medium for the growing realm of the digital humanities.

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Memory, history, and place: exploring personal geographies

Story maps can be a powerful medium for expressing personal memories and contemplating the subjectivity of geography

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Creating a Story Map Tour using the new side panel layout

A recent trip to New Orleans gave me an opportunity to try the new Side Panel layout for Story Map Tour.

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Why Are Maps So Interesting?

By Allen Carroll. For most people, sight is the dominant sense, so when it comes to information delivery, most like it served visually. ...

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Story Maps 101

Get Started Telling Stories that Inform, Engage, and Inspire By Allen Carroll. Storytellers often turn to maps to illuminate and contex...

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Depicting journeys in Story Map Cascade

Whenever I return from a vacation I can't resist the urge to document it in the form of a story map. Last summer my family and I spent a ...

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