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Interactive map shows every person in US, Canada

Interactive Dot Map (Source: CNN What's Next Blog) Interactive Dot Map (Source: CNN What's Next Blog)
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A new interactive map is made to represent every single person in the United States and Canada. 

According to CNN, the map was designed by Brandon Martin-Anderson, a grad student at MIT. 

The data comes from the most recent censuses and Martin-Anderson says the map is so successful because people want to be 'a piece of something larger.'

This is not the first map based on a census, but it is the first map to make a dot representation of every single person. 

Click here to access the interactive map. 

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