Final Results in Philly’s DA Race

Larry Krasner wins Democratic Primary in Philly’s District Attorney RaceNote: This post and related map were updated on 5/25/17 with final (100% reporting) precinct results.Final tallies are still coming in, but it’s pretty clear that progressive Larry Krasner has won the crowded D.A. race in Philly’s Democratic Primary. Krasner beat out six other candidates with, […]

Philly OpenStreetMap Project: the first four months

#mapgoalsHappy 2017 everyone. Another year, another set of #mapgoals.In August, I set out on a mission to full map the City of Philadelphia on OpenStreetMap with high quality, high resolution data. This is a supremely tall order, but progress has been steady. Frankly, the OSM data of the City has been severely lacking, and open […]

DIY GeoTech: GeoDuino Part 1

DIY GeoTech? “Geospatial” doesn’t live in a vacuum. It’s not exclusively maps and geo data and GIS, as some analysts wish. The entire study of geography has been revamped and invigorated by the leaps-and-bounds advances in geospatial hardware technology. I’m going to call it GeoTech, but don’t think I like fun buzzwords. I know, “blah […]