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March Meetup: Map Artistry and Design

The March GeoNYC meetup will dive into the artistry of maps as data visualization tools. The creators will explain how design and artistry factors into their decision process. We'll start at 7pm with socializing and drinks (!!) with 15 minute talks getting underway promptly at 7:30pm.

Here's a look at our current line-up:

James Boehmer of the NYTimes will present a new visualization tool for print archives that georeferences high resolution scans using Geoserver to serve and cache tiles. Users are abel to interact with content on the printed page, and navigate it like a web map.

Javier de la Torre, of Vizzuliaty will present a visual analysis of credit card transations before and during the Mobile World Congress 2012. The map helps reveal the economic impact on the city.

Ingrid Burrington, artist

Sean Barkulis, co-founder of uplanme, will unveil a new hackathon challenge coordinated with the City of New York. The real city.

If you tackle with big questions of geospatial data design, send a message through the meetup.

GeoNYC meets on the second Monday of the month to gather in an open, friendly, educational salon of geospatial ideas and projects. We bring together enthusiasts, users, and developers interested in the technical and social aspects of maps. For updates, join our meetup group here or follow us on Twitter at #geonyc and @geonyc

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  • alyssa w.

    I think we'll be sticking to Mondays for consistency but we are going to try recording the presentations so others can participate from afar. More on that in the coming months!

    March 14, 2013

  • Jessie B.

    So bummed to have missed it! Any chance of having a Meetup on a Tuesday or Thursday at some point? Perhaps alternate between a Monday and Tuesday? I always teach on Mons/Weds but would love to be involved.

    March 12, 2013

  • Noreen W.

    Sorry I missed the meetup. I am fighting a bad cold. It looks like it was a good one.

    March 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great presentation by Javier de la Torre, and (most of) the who's who of mapping and data visualization in NYC. I'm glad we were all able to fit in the same room and have a beer. Thanks to everyone who made this happen.

    March 12, 2013

  • alyssa w.

    Great turnout with lots of interesting conversation on and off the stage. The range of presentations from archiving nytimes articles to artistic mapping of craigslist were great complements.

    1 · March 12, 2013

  • Richard D.

    Great presentations from engaging and interesting presenters. The crowd was also a mix of interesting and knowledgable practitioners the geospatial arts.

    March 11, 2013

  • Wong L.

    interesting open source sample work

    March 11, 2013

  • Daniel S.

    Sorry working late!

    March 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Excited for this!

    March 11, 2013

  • Geert D.

    Congrats: March GeoNYC meetup is one of #nyc most popular #events 2day!

    -Geert /

    March 11, 2013

  • Steve A.

    Looking forward to my first meeting.

    March 10, 2013

  • Veena S.


    March 10, 2013

  • Alexander K.

    Excited! I'm working on an online engagement map to get people excited about fresh water issues. I'm thinking of using TileMill/Mapbox. Thoughts? Also, does anyone know CartoCSS or Javascript, and have a desire to help out/point me in the right direction? Thanks!

    March 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sounds interesting!

    March 4, 2013

  • Sugar C.

    I would like to go, but schedule ...

    February 24, 2013

  • Kristen G.

    Looking forward to it and to coming back to the meetups! I had to take a break last Fall because the meetups coincided with a class I was taking.

    February 21, 2013

  • valerie f.

    Yes, can't wait!

    February 21, 2013

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