A collection of all blog posts by Sara Dean.

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Parks + Technology = A Match Made in California

Sara Dean | 03.15.16

Just in time for Spring Break: A new version of CaliParks app puts 11,826 parks at your fingertips with crowd-sourced trails and millions of on-the-spot photos from Instagram Nature and technology might not seem like a good fit to some. But everyone needs to get outdoors more, especially kids. Now a new bilingual, mobile, web-based...

Constant Immigration in the Bay Area

Sara Dean | 03.09.16

This week, Stamen is taking part in TAKE THIS HAMMER: Art + Media Activism from the Bay Area at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. The show, curated by Christian Frock, will bring together works of designers, activists, and community organizations to highlight current themes of activism in a place with a long legacy of citizen...

Taking OpenStreetMap into the Field

Sara Dean | 12.18.15

Last week, we kicked off a project at Stamen that we are very excited about: Portable OpenStreetMap (POSM). We are working in collaboration with The American Red Cross and SpatialDev to make OpenStreetMap, OpenMapKit, and Field Papers, all network-centric mapping technologies, available for field deployments in extremely remote areas of the world to support the Missing Maps effort. POSM has the potential to be...