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Mapping the Intersection between Social Media and Open Spaces (FOSS4GNA 2015)

Mapping the Intersection between Social Media and Open Spaces (FOSS4GNA 2015)

These are some of the fun maps and algorithms that are happening behind the scenes of caliparks.org

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zw4XlkeaS6A

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Alan McConchie

March 12, 2015
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  1. Mapping the Intersection between Social Media and Open Spaces #FOSS4GNA

    March 12, 2015 Alan McConchie // @mappingmashups Stamen Design // @stamen http://sta.mn/4s3
  2. This presentation may contain: Incomplete data collection Unfinished cartography Dubious

    legends Specious observations and Hexbins WARNING
  3. But before we get to that part...

  4. parks.stamen.com

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  8. caliparks.org caliparks.org

  9. Support: Parks Forward Commission Resources Legacy Fund Built by: Stamen

    GreenInfo Network Hipcamp caliparks.org
  10. Park activity finder Social media content Custom cartography caliparks.org

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  16. CPAD: California Protected Areas Database calands.org

  17. Harvesting from four APIs: Twitter Foursquare Flickr Instagram

  18. Twitter harvest: bounding box of California

  19. Every park bounding box

  20. Flickr harvesting grid: 0.1 degree rectangles

  21. Foursquare harvesting grid

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  25. Foursquare venues

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  27. Instagram harvesting array

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  33. Instagram harvesting array visualized in CartoDB

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  38. Which areas have more Instagram? Flickr? Twitter?

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  46. sta.mn/73j

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  48. Instagram Twitter Flickr sta.mn/73j

  49. Instagram Twitter Flickr sta.mn/73j

  50. Instagram Twitter Flickr sta.mn/73j

  51. Instagram Twitter Flickr sta.mn/73j

  52. Instagram Twitter Flickr sta.mn/73j

  53. Where do Foursquare users check-in next?

  54. FORT MASON

  55. MT DIABLO

  56. ALCATRAZ & ANGEL ISLAND

  57. ALCATRAZ

  58. FENTON'S CREAMERY

  59. LAND’S END

  60. GOLDEN GATE PARK

  61. SF ZOO

  62. SF ZOO, GOLF COURSE

  63. ROSE BOWL & HUNTINGTON GARDENS

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  65. Thank you! caliparks.org // @caliparksorg github.com/stamen/caliparks.org Alan McConchie // @mappingmashups

    Stamen Design // @stamen http://sta.mn/4s3