The data we collect about the world is rarely as clean as we would like it to be. Often times data is noisy or incomplete and because of this we draw false conclusions from our data. One of the biggest sources of potential error in geodata comes from not properly...Read more
In a previous blog post we announced our demographic segmentation service as part of the Data Observatory. In today’s post we will discuss how we generate these segments and how we went about giving them names.Read more
The U.S. Census is an amazing resource of data and information. The U.S. Census performs a number of regular as well as ongoing surveys that document many facets of people and life in the U.S. These data can often be used to help learn about dimensions of a location and...Read more
You might have seen the blog post we produced a little while ago looking at the L train closure and the possible impact that might have on L commuters to manhattan. One of the most visually striking elements of that post were the maps where we showed walking routes for...Read more
This map shows the distribution of people in the US who have a problem with both their sight and their hearing. It was made using US Census data but if you go looking for sight and vision data in your copy of the US Census files, you aren’t going to...Read more
This map shows the ethnic diversity of the US by showing one point for every 100 people of a given ethnicity. It was inspired by this map created by the cooper center.Read more
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has just partnered with Amazon Web Services to make a huge amount of historic and current radar data publicly available. In this tutorial we will show you how to use CartoDB to map this data to explore weather!Read more
We’re hosting a workshop in Chicago, IL, this week, and you’re invited! Join us for some geo-fun as we take on the Chi-town civic tech scene.Read more
Matt Forrest is a map, transit, and technology enthusiast, and now he’s joined our New York office as our new Account Manager. Matt will put his business, project management, and consulting experience to work as he helps our customers analyze their data and build applications with CartoDB.Read more
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