OpenStreetMap

This Map Shows Commuting Times Across The Entire Planet

A new map reveals how long it takes to get to the world’s cities–an important indicator for the economic health of any community.<p>Despite the fact that incredibly fast adoption of cell phones and internet access are helping close the gap of inequality and poverty, it’s not enough. The United …

Maps

More than 80% of people live within one hour of a city

Adapted from “A global map of travel time to cities to assess inequalities in accessibility in 2015” (2018). Nature.; Map: Lazaro Gamio / Axios<p>This …

World Health Organization

New Map Shows How Long It Takes People Around the World to Travel to the Nearest City

Our world is rapidly urbanizing, with a little over half the world's population living in an urban setting as of 2015. It's a rapid rise from the mid-20th century, when only 30% of the world called a city their home. And, interestingly, even those who don't live directly within a bustling city find …

Maps

A map of how long it takes to get to a city from anywhere on Earth

University of Oxford’s Malaria Atlas Project just published new research showing that 80.7 percent of the world's population live an hour or less …

Maps

The daily commute: travel times to cities around the world – mapped

From Britain to China to Mali, new maps showing travel times to the nearest urban centre reveal huge differences between countries. Using Open Street Map and Google, a University of Oxford team have created a visual breakdown that suggests major inequalities when it comes to commuting

Geography

A global map of travel time to cities to assess inequalities in accessibility in 2015

Altmetric: 339<p>More detail<p>Letter<p>D. J. Weiss<br>• , A. Nelson<br>• , H. S. Gibson<br>• , W. Temperley<br>• , S. Peedell<br>• , A. Lieber<br>• , M. Hancher<br>• , E. Poyart<br>• , S. Belchior<br>• , N. …

Science

Accessibility to Cities

The ease with which people are able to connect with the services, institutions, and individuals supportive of socioeconomic success, good health, and …

UK Universities

Epidemiological modelling of the 2005 French riots: a spreading wave and the role of contagion

Altmetric: 1<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Laurent Bonnasse-Gahot,<br>• Henri Berestycki,<br>• Marie-Aude Depuiset,<br>• Mirta B. Gordon,<br>• Sebastian Roché,<br>• Nancy Rodriguez …

Data Science

Embedding OpenLayers in Oracle JET for Advanced Maps and GIS style User Interfaces

Share this on .. 0000<p>Oracle JET is a toolkit for the creation of rich web applications. Many applications will have location-related aspects. Such …

Web Development

#75: Virtual Beijing with ParallelEye, NVIDIA tweaks GPU licensing, and saving money by getting AI to help humans label data generated by AI

<b>Synthetic cities and what they mean: Virtual Beijing via ParallelEye:</b> <i><br>…As AI moves from the era of data competition to the era of environment</i> …

Data Science

Viewing OpenStreetMap tiles in GL

Was fiddling through the Mapbox GL JS API today, and thought i'd see if I can get the default OSM raster tiles to render on GL. Turned out to be …

Blurry

Eddy, Arthur Jerome, House, Pasadena, CA

Pasadena, CA<p>OpenStreetMap (new tab)<p>Google Map (new tab)<p>Eddy was a well-known lawyer and modern art connoisseur, who wrote an early treatise, "Cubists …

Arts and Crafts movement

Issue 72: A megacity-sized self-driving car dataset, AlphaZero’s & its 5,000 TPUs, and why chemists may soon explore aided by neural network tools

<b>Unity’s machine learning environment goes to v0.2:</b> <i><br>…The era of the smart game engines arrives…</i> <br>Unity has upgraded its AI training engine to version …

Machine Learning

Pokémon Go’s maps now look a lot different

Goodbye Google, hello OpenStreetMap<p>Next time you load up <i>Pokémon Go</i>, you might find the in-game map looking a lot different. Niantic quietly updated the game to use a different source for its landscapes, switching from Google Maps to an open-sourced mapping service.<p>Players first began noticing that …

Pokémon Go

News roundup: Legendary beasts no longer available, in-game slowly changing to OpenStreetMap

0 Shares<p>Trainers,<p>in today’s news roundup we’ve got three interesting news items to report on. It’s been a fairly slow week following the smashing …

Pokémon

Making maps essential to communities

The funding – along with another $575,000 Knight investment in 2012 – allowed the company to focus on improving OpenStreetMap, a crowdsourced world …

Maps

This Navigation App is Banking on Augmented Reality to Take on Competitors

The AR City's navigation is in AR, 3D and not on a 2D map like other standard navigation apps (Google or Apple Maps)<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>We all have at least one navigation app on our smartphones that helps us discover a new city and …

Augmented Reality

Data

title<p>output<p>R Notebook<p>html_notebook<p>Gothenburg, my home city of about half a million inhabitants, has published data on traffic flow. I realized this a …

Products

Put a map anywhere, search and route the planet, and try a world of open data.<p>Maps<p>Put maps anywhere with Mapzen's developer tools: a browser, a …

GIS

OpenStreetCam support for the iD editor – Points of interest

Improve OpenStreetMap with street-level imagery<p>OpenStreetCam is a free and open platform to contribute street-level photos for improving …

Maps

Africa highlights: Thursday 9 November 2017, as it happened - BBC News

Live Reporting<p>That's all from <b>BBC Africa Live</b> today. Keep up-to-date with what's happening across the continent by listening to the Africa Today podcast or check the BBC News website.<p>A reminder of today's wise words:<p>And we leave you with this picture of Cameroonian blogger Lee Litumbe sunning …

Africa

Linux Foundation wants to do to data what it's done for software

<b>OS Summit</b> Penguins and machine learning. It could happen!The Linux Foundation has created one open-data licence framework to rule them all, allowing …

Creative Commons

Maps with Docker: OpenMapTiles at DockerConEU 2017

OpenStreetMap in Docker - world maps deployed in 15 minutes with https://openmaptiles.com/server/<p>== Take Control of Your Maps with Docker ==<p>Maps are an essential part of many online tools, user interfaces and products. Third-party services, such as Google Maps API, are often used, but thanks to …

GIS

How to identify and name clusters

Introduction<p>In this article we will study in details the machine learning aspect of our Geographic clustering sample project.<p>The aim of this project …

Data Science

POST: Volunteers are helping Puerto Rico from home, with a map anyone can edit

PBS’s blog The Rundown has published a post on recent mapathons held at Columbia University, Boston University, Trinity College, Miami University, …

Puerto Rico

Atlanta neighborhood rankings by Walk, Transit Score

When it comes to walkability and transit access, downtown Atlanta shines—relatively speaking.<p><b>Welcome to Curbed’s first-ever</b> <b>Transportation Week</b><b>!</b><p>From how to improve public transportation in cities, ranking the best car-free neighborhoods across the country, and a friendly competition between NYC, San …

Urban Design

Should Walk Score rankings matter to Chicago home buyers?

Is Walk Score meaningful guidance or just more real estate industry alchemy?<p><b>Welcome to Curbed’s first-ever</b> <b>Transportation Week</b><b>!</b><p>From how to improve public transportation in cities, ranking the best car-free neighborhoods across the country, and a friendly competition between NYC, San Francisco, and …

Urban Design

Digital Disaster Relief: Crowdsourced Responses to Hurricanes, Earthquakes, and Floods Around the World

0000-0002-8715-2896 By Lily Bui In the brief span of two months, a series of disasters have swept across the globe. Hurricanes in the Gulf Coast and …

Hurricane Harvey

Walk Score ranks Vancouver as Canada's most walkable city for 2017

The Seattle-based company awarded Vancouver a grade of 78 on its index, indicating that "most errands can be accomplished on foot".

Vancouver

Google's New Street View Cameras Will Help Algorithms Index The Real World

Steve Silverman helped build cameras for two NASA rovers that went to Mars. In the less exotic landscape of a Google parking lot, he looks up fondly …

Maps