There are four storms active in the Atlantic right now:
However, there's still more to come so it will be a while before there's time to properly reflect. For now, let me echo Mike in saying I also think map design for the web continues to be an exciting and vibrant area to be working in, and leave you with a quote from Google's Ed Parsons:
ThatÃ¢â¬â¢s not to say the principals of design are not important in the creation of Ã¢â¬ÅmapsÃ¢â¬Â for screen display, indeed one could argue for the need of a Ã¢â¬ÅnewÃ¢â¬Â cartography which adopts rather than ignores the capabilities of screen based maps to portray information dynamically.
Ã¢â¬â Ed Parsons, "Cartography is dead, long live the map makers"