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Road fatalities per 100,000 people in 2012. Source.

Road fatalities per 100,000 people in 2012. Source.

A map of where people say “uh” (more often on the coast) vs “um” (more often inland). Source.

A map of where people say “uh” (more often on the coast) vs “um” (more often inland). Source.

This map illustrates the number and location of tweets about Ferguson. Source.

This map illustrates the number and location of tweets about Ferguson. Source.

Do you know the true size of Africa? Most maps are in mercator projection, which can be quite deceiving. Source.

Do you know the true size of Africa? Most maps are in mercator projection, which can be quite deceiving. Source.

The United States according to Californians (published 1940). Maybe accurate today? Source.

The United States according to Californians (published 1940). Maybe accurate today? Source.

SFBAGIS User’s Group Meeting - September 2nd, 2014

Have you RSVP’d for the SF Bay Area GIS User’s Group Meeting on September 2nd?

Topics include:

  • Bridging the gap between Crowd Sourced and Jurisdictional GIS Data with SpiderOSM (Michael ArnoldSpiderOSM Developer)
  • First person 3D maps, visualizing OpenStreetMap in virtual reality (Bo HuangSenseEarth Founder)

Coffee is ready at 8:30 AM and lectures begin at 9:00 AM! The meeting will be at:

East Bay Municipal Utility District
Large Training Room (Second Floor) 
375 Eleventh St, Oakland, CA 94607
RSVP on Eventbrite
An illustrated guide to Lake Merritt in Oakland! Source.

An illustrated guide to Lake Merritt in Oakland! Source.

How do people move within the states? This map by Up Shot NYT shows where the people living in a state were born. Light gray represents people who have not moved out of their home state. Colors represent those who have moved from other regions, and dark grey represents those who have migrated from outside the US. Source.

How do people move within the states? This map by Up Shot NYT shows where the people living in a state were born. Light gray represents people who have not moved out of their home state. Colors represent those who have moved from other regions, and dark grey represents those who have migrated from outside the US. Source.

Considering a move to San Francisco? This is a map of the median rent of one-bedroom apartments in each neighborhood. Choose wisely. Source.

Considering a move to San Francisco? This is a map of the median rent of one-bedroom apartments in each neighborhood. Choose wisely. Source.