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Revisiting OpenStreetMap Land Use Data
Back in August of 2009, I converted the latest available Land Use/Land Cover data for New Jersey into .OSM format and uploaded it as “NJDataUploads” to OpenStreetMap. You can read my write up of the initial uploading effort here. While … Continue reading
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What a year.
I neglected to blog in 2020. I think I can speak for everyone when I say last year was “a wild ride” at best and a “disease and insurrection hellscape” at worst. Last year, with the shift to remote, I … Continue reading
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Pi-based LED Sign
I took some time this Thanksgiving break to work with Raspberry Pi and a flexible LED display. I love the Pi, as it is a familiar environment, but with opportunities to work with different hardware. Working with some instructions online, … Continue reading
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Finals season is upon us.
Fall Final Exam week is now here and I have been dealing with an unending stream of last-minute, panicked questions about the software and the assignments. This semester, I have two sections of GIS I which is required for a … Continue reading
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Map Maker for carto-masochists, part 2
After failing to provide data straight from GIS – which is possible using OpenStreetMap or ESRI’s Community Base Map programs – I sat down with Matt, my student intern that is working on developing the campus data in Map Maker. … Continue reading
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Map Maker for carto-masochists, part 1
Why make data created of the third world (and likely by individuals in the third world) a for-sale product for a first world company? Continue reading
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Repetitive tasks are what computers do best.
Python is worlds apart from VB in all the right ways. Continue reading
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First-line Titles of Christmas Carols
On the way home from my grandparents last night, Kate and I were discussing how there are very few Christmas Carols that don’t start with the song’s title in the first line. The only one I could think of last … Continue reading
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