Tag: data

I’m posting this mainly for the model train set.

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Google wins here. With the rumored acquisition of Waze (quite possibly the best traffic and GPS map app), Google now stands way ahead of the rest of the GPS crowd in terms of getting a big enough user base to make real-time traffic data relevant in their own maps. I like this. Mainly because of […]

A pretty good piece featuring a ton of data visualization projects that I’ve posted about here on Doobybrain before.

If you’re anything like me, then you might find yourself often interested in knowing what is going on in local and state government but find it incredibly hard to get a good grasp of what is happening because the data and information you need is too hard to find. News sources are often muddling the […]

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North Korea, a place on Google Maps that has normally been pretty empty in terms of map data, has just recently been filled with road names, city names, and points of interest compiled mostly from user-submitted data on Google’s Map Maker tool. A good way to maybe plan a future trip there? I still really […]

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If you’ve read this site for a while, you’ll know at least this: That I love stats on just about anything. I think I just like knowing random stuff about things and this new app I just came across called Sitegeist definitely fills that void in me. The app looks great because it’s designed by […]