Visualizing Global Population Density with Meta

| 04.13.22

We are thrilled to share a project we’ve been collaborating with the Social Impact Partnerships and Data for Good teams at Meta on to create a new interactive map tool for their High Resolution Settlement Layer (HRSL) Dataset. The explorer is live at populationexplorer.org and we invite you to explore and play with this phenomenal...

Introducing Scale-a-Tron

| 04.22.21

By Eric Brelsford and Alan McConchie It’s hard to believe that it was only one a month ago when the Ever Given container ship got stuck in the Suez Canal. As cartographers, one of our favorite memes from the Ever Given era was the Ever Given Ever Ywhere tool built by Garrett Dash Nelson, that...

New work! Visualizing fifty years of automatic photographs of LA by Ed Ruscha for the Getty

| 10.06.20

I’m beyond excited to be able to share that we’ve been working with The J Paul Getty Trust on visualizing the extraordinary work of the artist Ed Ruscha and his team on and around Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles for the last fifty years. The work is online at http://12sunsets.getty.edu/, is live as of today,...

How we approached building Movement Trends with Facebook Data for Good and the Covid-19 Mobility…

| 04.27.20

Relative mobility change across the United States, derived from Facebook data When it comes to slowing the relentless march of Covid-19, data is a powerful tool. Data has helped counties and states and countries track cases and deaths, determine the most effective ways to bend the curve, and see in real time whether actions are...

UCSF Health Atlas: COVID-19 health data viewed through a local lens

| 04.23.20

Stamen’s collaboration with UCSF takes on new urgency in the age of COVID-19. Kelly Morrison wrote the first draft of this post Nine months ago, a team from UCSF School of Medicine Dean’s Office of Population Health and Health Equity led by Dr. Debby Oh, hired us to build an online data visualization tool to...

Exploring the impact of global warming on North American birds with Audubon

| 12.27.19

An article by Robinson Meyer at The Atlantic about this project is available here. North American birds are in trouble. This was the stark message embedded in the National Audubon Society’s climate report, Survival by Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink, which reveals that nearly two-thirds of bird species are imperiled by current climate...

Telling the Dropbox story of “How work became a mess

| 10.01.19

View the project live at https://stateofwork.dropbox.com/ Dropbox came to Stamen with an idea: that work has become too complicated. Much of the new technology that is supposed to make work more efficient has actually made us less productive. Dropbox wanted to explore this idea — using publicly available data and an editorialized approach — to answer a key question...

Visualizing Superdiversity across global cities with the Max Planck Institute

| 05.28.19

View the project live at http://www.superdiv.mmg.mpg.de/ Eric Rodenbeck: We’re here with Stamen’s Logan Williams talking about our recent work for the Max Planck institute visualizing super-diversity. What’s the project about? Logan Williams: This was a project initiated by professors at the Max Planck Institute and the University of British Columbia, to show how the nature...

Mapping the arts landscape with Culture Compass

| 02.07.19

In recent years, San Francisco has become one of the most expensive cities in the world, putting extreme pressure on the arts and culture community that has been an essential part of SF’s unique character. Arts organizations have found it increasingly difficult to find affordable long-term spaces. Thankfully, SF is also home to the Community...

What’s In Your Wallet: Cryptocurrency Coin Correlations

| 10.30.18

This post originally appeared on Cointracker’s blog and was written by Chandan Lodha. At CoinTracker, we are building a portfolio & tax manager for cryptocurrency. CoinTracker syncs crypto transactions and balances from the top exchanges & wallets to deliver a unified dashboard of your cryptocurrency portfolio performance. CoinTracker also helps users calculate their cryptocurrency taxes...