We are meeting at 195 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, NY
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Speaker: Andrew Hill, CartoDB employee
Bio: Andrew Hill is the senior scientist at CartoDB where he explores the future of online mapping to help guide innovation and education. He is a biologist by training but has been working on maps, GIS, and data visualization for many years. In his current position, he can regularly be found trying to create interesting maps online or giving workshops and presentations, often in New York City.
Overview: CartoDB an open source mapping platform that gives users the ability to design and publish maps online. CartoDB stands apart from other platforms in its ability to deliver maps built from dynamic data, apply beautiful style and design, and display filtered data on the fly. The platform drives maps on leading news sites every day of the week. Here we will show how to use maps to communicate data more effectively.
Check out their website: http://cartodb.com/
And tutorial: http://developers.cartodb.com/tutorials.html
$5 is collected for dinner and to cover costs.
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