A Simple Countdown

We live in strange timesHere’s a simple little reminder that we are moving toward some important dates. This isn’t much of a mapping post, but it was a fun and quick javascript project. These timers will be here, ticking the time away.   Time until 2018 Midterm Elections (Nov. 6, 2018)   Time until 2020 […]

Mapping Presidential Candidate Support Part 2: Nationwide

Zooming out, again.Due to the (relative) popularity of my last post on Presidential candidate support in PA, I’ve written a follow up. Using the same methods described in that post, I removed the location filter and generated a list of all donors to each candidate across the entire United States. The script combed through the […]

Live Parking Capacity With Leaflet

First things first: you will notice I’ve added comments to my blog. This is new. I realize that I am now opening the floodgates to the internet, so it will be an interesting experiment. I will not hesitate to remove comments again if it gets out of hand.Here’s a quick and fun one. If you’re […]

3D Visualization of the Grand Canyon with Potree

Last fall, Keystone Aerial Surveys flew a test flight over a branch of the Grand Canyon with their Ultracam Falcon Prime digital camera. I had the opportunity to play with the data a bit in post processing. I balanced the imagery, did the aerial triangulation and bundle adjustment on the block, and computed a 3D […]

Web mapping for fun and zero profit

Update again, 5/6/2016: I was looking over this again and realized two major things have happened that affect the content of this post. 1) Leaflet has changed so now it’s much easier to load external GeoJSON without using jQuery and 2) I’ve gotten a whole hell of a lot better at Javascript. I admit it […]