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Thursday, September 14 • 15:00 - 17:00
Intro to Web Mapping and Spatial Data Viz with CARTO

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This would be a condensed version of a three-part series I taught at the Boston Public Library this January (see links below) that teaches participants how to visualize location-related data using CARTO (www.carto.com). CARTO is a powerful, open-source, online mapping platform that allows you to create, edit, and share spatial data. This workshop will enable users to create an account and learn how to make their own maps online. It will walk participants through the basics of using CARTO, including how to create and setup an account, navigate the portal, and make their first map. As time permits, it will delve into data-related topics, including how to upload, manipulate, query, and share their own data using CARTO as well as how to style their maps and leverage the power of temporal data for more complex visualizations. Links to Facebook events for workshop at Boston Public Library Part 1: Intro to CARTO (Beginner) https://goo.gl/4JF7Wp Part 2: Intro to CARTO (Intermediate) https://goo.gl/NaessL Part 3: Intro to CARTO (Advanced) https://goo.gl/78sChi

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avatar for Misha Chakrabarti

Misha Chakrabarti

Ambassador, CARTO
Me gusta contar historias con los datos que hago como escritor freelance en Mish Mash Maps, colaborador en Geoawesomeness, y embajador en CARTO. | | Además tengo cinco años de experiencia como analista de datos, entrenador técnico, y gerente de proyecto para una empresa d... Read More →


Thursday September 14, 2017 15:00 - 17:00
Sala de las Columnas Konex - Sarmiento 3131
  • timeSuggested 42976
  • skillsAndBackground No experience necessary. Familiarity with Google maps or even GIS or web mapping would make the workshop go even more smoothly. An idea of locational data participants would like to visualize or a specific project related to spatial information would make this most valuable.
  • skillsAndBackgroundLevel None
  • twitter @MishaChak
  • suggestedProfile All of them
  • requirements A mac-compatible projector that can show my screen and an internet connection
  • expectedOutcome See description
  • Have you been in the Buenos Aire no
  • Do you participate in any commun yes
  • Tell us which is the community t www.geoawesomeness.com
  • creator name Misha Chakrabarti
  • creator email mishachakrabarti@gmail.com

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