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ReadyMapper

| 01.10.23

CrisisReady, a research collaboration between the Harvard Data Science Initiative and Direct Relief, aims to advance data-driven decision making in emergency scenarios. They work with emergency and disaster response...

Pro Choice America

| 05.04.22

NARAL, the political and grassroots arm of the pro-choice movement, organized the March for Women’s Lives on Washington, D.C., on, April 25, 2004. We designed and built a structure to visually represent both the march’s massive turnout and it...

Visualizing Obamacare

| 01.13.21

ACA 411 was a deceptively simple interface into a rich dataset that covers everything from how many people are uninsured in the San Joaquin Valley (18.1%) to how much a small firm pays for health insurance per person ($7,379). ACA 411 covers more ...

Golden Gate Recreation Area Map

| 08.13.20

In 2013, the Parks Conservancy reached out to us to help with a new initiative: creating a beautiful map to help more locals (and tourists) get outside and into the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, the nation’s largest urban national park, ...

Open Earth for The Earth Journalism Network

| 08.13.20

The Earth Journalism Network, a project of Internews, has been working in geo-journalism for years. They stand out as leaders in using geo-spatial information to tell human stories. These stories cover crucial environmental, climate, and political...

Open Terrain

| 08.13.20

We’ve been quietly working under a grant from the Knight Foundation to do something that no one seems to have done before: publicly compiling as many open-licensed, locally-created terrain data sets as possible to stitch together a global set....

#BestSchoolDay for Stephen Colbert

| 08.12.20

Background The #BestSchoolDay project from DonorsChoose was a national effort to get every education project on the donation website funded in a single day. The Huffington Post helped out by sponsoring and promoting the #BestSchoolDay pro...

LA County Arts Commission online arts education tool

| 07.29.20

Background How much art are public school students being exposed to? What kinds of arts programs are available to them across a given metropolitan area? The LA County Arts Commission wanted to give Los Angeles County parents and policy ma...

CAST Culture Compass

| 07.28.20

Background CAST came to us to help them design and implement an interactive mapping tool that would allow users to identify all of the various art institutions in San Francisco as well as surface key data points such as facility size, own...