Data Journalism day in Medialab Prado

This past saturday I attended the conference Jornada de herramientas cartográficas. Mapas de elecciones in Medialab Prado. It was a conference to show cartographic (and open!) tools to those who are intersted in data visualization with maps. During the conference they enabled a titanpad to add more resources. First session was a large introduction by Santiago Higuera to the communities of GeoInquietos (people intersted in cartography and data visualization). Here you can see the presentation. [Leer más]

Publish your GPX with CartoDB

I like go hiking and I usually track the route. Not so long ago, the only way to share and embed this tracks (.gpx) was to convert them to .kml format and publish in Google Maps. Today I've tried to publish my last route with CartoDB and I'm very happy with the result. This is a simple recipe to share a .gpx route and embed in your own website. Assumptions You need an account in CartoDB. [Leer más]