Social Work Job Change Tool Feb21

Social Work Job Change Tool

The Social work job change tool is a map that James Smith and I created to display social work information on local authorities throughout the UK. The map is designed to help social workers find prospective employers throughout the UK. About: This map has displays 15 different maps that are controlled through the use of a drop down menu. The topics of the maps range from ‘Social worker vacancy rate’ to ‘Median pay social workers in adult services’ and much in between. For each map there are graphs which help to further display data as well as clickable polygons which provide all available detail on a given local...

Fusion Tables and Sliders Nov30

Fusion Tables and Sl...

Adding a slider to a Fusion Table Layer Adding Fusion Tables as a layer to your Google Map is a great way to display polygon data.  The polygons are very responsive and there are lot of ways to customize your map.  One of my favourite aspects of Fusion Tables is the ability to customize the...

UK Emobility Map Nov10

UK Emobility Map

The UK Emobility Map is a web tool that is designed to display the location of charge points for electric vehicles around the United Kingdom.  The map displays location, speed of the charger, type of charger, charger owner, whether the charger requires a membership and various other details.  Besides charging point details, the map gives recommended routes for driving between international ports throughout the UK.  This site is a work in progress and the plan is to continue to expand the database with more charging points as well as develop more detailed planning resources for local authorities. About:  I created this web map through my...

Setting up a Virtual Machine to run Ubuntu Oct11

Setting up a Virtual...

Setting up a Virtual Machine to run Ubuntu The Open Source community has created some wonderful products in the mapping realm in the last few years including OpenStreetMap, OpenLayers, Mapnik, TileMill (built upon open source libraries), PostgreSQL, and GDAL to name just a few.  These are all...

Bicycle Touring Map Sep17

Bicycle Touring Map

The Bicycle Touring Map documents my 5 years of annual bicycle touring with a group of friends.  Throughout the trips we have explored the California coast, the Pyrenees, Utah’s national parks, the English countryside and Yellowstone National Park.  The website displays the route, the elevation chart, goecoded photos, as well as geocoded videos. About:  I was originally interested in creating this map because I thought that a slide show did not quite do justice to a bicycle tour in the same way that an interactive map could.  When doing the bike tour, place becomes a very important aspect of the whole trip.  ‘How far is the next...

Kindle Map Sep17

Kindle Map

The Kindle Map is developed for atlas style map reading with a wifi or 3G connection.  The map is currently designed for the London St Paul Cathedral area.   About:  The Kindle Map is a project that I developed for my master’s thesis at UCL.  The concept was the brainchild of Muki Haklay who realized that the Kindle had two great advantages over other electronic map reading devices; a large screen that makes it easier to read maps, and an E ink screen that allows for much clearer visibility in strong sunlight. I designed the map specifically with the Kindle in mind.  All colors were chosen within the 16 color grey scale which is...

Mapping For Change Sep17

Mapping For Change

Mapping For Change is a project that aims to empower communities through the power of maps.  To accomplish this, they have developed their own mapping platform which displays points, lines, polygons, raster images, videos, and photos in order to meet communities’ needs.  The purpose of the site can best be summarized by the MFC mission statement: ‘Our mission is to empower individuals and communities to make a difference to their local area through the use of mapping and the applications of geographical information.’    About:  After completing my master’s at UCL, I was kindly asked by my professors Muki Haklay and Claire...