DESIGN — Stefanie Posavec. DATAlab. Is This the Oldest-Ever 3D Map of Transit Ridership? The Germans built it with colored wooden sticks around 1913.
Forget GIS: All one needs to make a fascinating 3D map of ridership data is a pile of sticks, as German transit geeks proved more than a century ago. Fine, perhaps you'd also need surgeon-steady hands and unlimited patience to assemble this 8-by-8 foot masterpiece of data visualization, which to judge from the photo caption dates from around 1913. The current state or whereabouts of the map is unknown, but it lives on in the pages of Graphic Methods for Presenting Facts, a 1914 tome by Willard C. Brinton. (Credit for unearthing it goes to Dataphys.org, and for sharing it Moritz Stefaner and Eric Fischer.) So how does one read the thing? In Fig. 185 we have a map presentation in which quantities are represented by building vertically above the various routes laid out on the map. An easy once-over reveals that the heaviest ridership centered in Frankfurt's downtown areas, as would be expected.
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You Are Here is a project inside MIT Media lab that’s mapping 100 cities 100 times. The little things that make an otherwise cramped-and-concrete urban life worthwhile (green space, bike lanes, coffee shops) are exactly what the You Are Here project is about. Over the next two and a half years, MIT Media Lab professor Sep Kamvar will lead a team of computer scientists, artists, architects, urban planners, designers, and educators to draw 10,000 maps—that’s 100 different cities, rendered 100 times each—in hopes of illuminating the details that make cities great. Geoinformación: Links: Descarga ficheros (shapefile) GIS gratis a nivel mundial. Data Science Intern.
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The vast majority of my connections work in data science or some analytic field. Some very popular job titles do not contain an analytic keyword: for instance CEO, Consultant, Founder. My own job titles - Co-Founder, Managing Partner - fall in this category despite the fact that among other things and foremost, I am a Data Scientist.
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