CartoDB, Leaflet, and a little anti-generalization

CartoDB is one of two hosted (read: cloud) PostGIS database implementations.  It has a maps API, an SQL API, and is some fun to use.  The other hosted PostGIS implementation is SpacialDB which has a Restful API, but can also take SQL.  I just got my key for the free version of that, so hopefully I will be reviewing use of that in the future … Continue reading CartoDB, Leaflet, and a little anti-generalization

EcoHackNYC– Cool projects, fun new ideas, human waste, CartoDB and other flotsam.

I took a bus to New York City this weekend to enjoy the company of fellow hackers at EcoHackNYC, organized by Javier Torre and Andrew Hill of Vizzuality and Robin Kraft of REDD Metrics.  Due to delays in Pittsburg, I missed the ignite talks on Friday, arriving on NYU’s campus on Saturday morning. Several groups formed around topics and we started hacking. I worked on … Continue reading EcoHackNYC– Cool projects, fun new ideas, human waste, CartoDB and other flotsam.