Online Maps

New Organizing Institute 
Data Bootcamp 2014


Noah Glusenkamp
cofounder | Empower Engine

OBJECTIVES



Share your beautiful maps with the world

Learn the most common web mapping data formats

Know which frameworks are worth your attention
and how they differ

KML


data format based on XML
popular and promoted by Google



export from QGIS
open in Google Earth or Fusion Tables

Export KML FROM QGIS

EXPORT KML FROM QGIS

Fusion TABLES

GeoJSON


data format based on JSON
lots of momentum 

export from QGIS
upload to geojson.io or Github

geojson.io Demo

GEoJSON on Github

automatic mapping 
visual diffs!

CartoDB

great for making maps quickly

CARTODB


great for mapping time-series data

 but, can be costly
50MB of data = $30 /month
1 GB of data = $300 /month

TIlemIll

Map Tiles

web browsers choke on complex vectors

tiles pre-convert them to raster images  for the web

TIleMill ExerCISE


DNC EXPLORER

DNC Analytics Platform "Vertica" query  + color scales = Map 

Empower engine


auto-generation of locally-scoped maps
nightly Votebuilder field data updates

Empower ENGINE

share maps securely like google docs



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noah@empowerengine.com
@noahglus

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