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Understanding Our Cities, Thanks To Beautiful Maps – Forbes

Are you planning a trip to a big city like NY? If yes, then this article is for you. By studying youir destination beforehand, it will give you ideas of where to go, and items to see and do. Included is a computer based map model, in your study of your destination. Computers are providing more data every day, so the better you research your destination, the better your trip will be. Check this article out, use the model, and enjoy your next trip!

Key Takeaways:

  • As you might have guessed from some of my previous posts, I’m a huge fan of data visualization, especially when it relates to cities.
  • One of my favorite books is The Information Capital, I was cheering the team behind Visualizing Cities when they launched the project in October, and I’ve written about using data to minimize pedestrian traffic jams.
  • He has developed a coding tool that takes data on any city from OpenStreetMap and transforms it into a visually-simple network map that’s full of data.

“As you might have guessed from some of my previous posts, I’m a huge fan of data visualization, especially when it relates to cities.”

http://www.forbes.com/sites/lauriewinkless/2017/02/07/understanding-our-cities-thanks-to-beautiful-maps/