Jacob Kaplan-Moss

9 items tagged โ€œmappingโ€

๐Ÿ“Œ Better web cartography with dot density maps and new tools ยซ News Apps Blog #
๐Ÿ“Œ Google Earth | Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness

BWCA data in KML, specifically entries and portages. #

๐Ÿ“Œ MnDNR Data Deli

GIS data from the MN DNR. #

๐Ÿ“Œ BWCA maps

Various types of BWCA map data -- campsites/portage points, USGS raster maps, etc. #

๐Ÿ“Œ pgRouting

Geographic routing algorithms on top of PostGIS. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Cartographer.js โ€“ thematic mapping for Google Maps

Heat maps, point clustering, etc. Built on top of Raphael. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Flickr's Burning Man Map Uses Open Street Map - O'Reilly Radar

Radar covers the Flickr/BurningMan/OSM collaboration. I happen to know that this uses the GIS add-on to a certain popular web framework; I expect to hear more about that side of things at DjangoCon. #

๐Ÿ“Œ About our maps / The EveryBlock Blog

Paul explains a bit about how the maps on EveryBlock work. I hope heโ€™ll give more details in the future; fitting all these bits together can be difficult, and EveryBlockโ€™s implementation of the Open Source geo stack is the prettiest to date. #

๐Ÿ“Œ This American Life: 110: Mapping

Iโ€™d forgotten about this episode (from late 1998) until it was re-run this weekend. Very apropos to the current amateur cartography craze. The first act is especially wonderful #