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Maps and mappers of the 2021 calendar: Valters Zeizis, cover

Q: Tell us about yourself. A: I work as an Oceanologist for the Latvian met-office and work with meteorological and marine data. I have experience working with various spatial data, but I guess my favorite source is Satellite data. I tend to experiment with various sensors and processing methods and often share my results on … Continue reading Maps and mappers of the 2021 calendar: Valters Zeizis, cover

Rebekah Jones to GeoHipster: “We work at the cross-section of Earth and people”

Rebekah Jones’ unlikely notoriety as a coronavirus whistleblower stemmed from her ground-breaking work as the GIS Manager at the Florida Department of Health, where she led data and surveillance during the global pandemic. Her work became the standard for states nation-wide. In May 2020, when asked to manipulate data in support of a premature plan … Continue reading Rebekah Jones to GeoHipster: “We work at the cross-section of Earth and people”

Maps and mappers of the 2021 calendar: Zoey Armstrong, back cover

Q: Tell us about yourself. A: My name is Zoey Armstrong and I’m a graduate student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. I’m currently working on my Master’s of Geography and my thesis is examining the effectiveness of species distribution modeling using citizen science and herbarium data. Besides researching, I enjoy going out on hikes … Continue reading Maps and mappers of the 2021 calendar: Zoey Armstrong, back cover

Ayodele Odubela to GeoHipster: “Frame your work as if the data was about your friends and family.”

Ayodele Odubela is Founder and CEO of FullyConnected, a platform for reducing the barrier to entry for Black professionals in ML/AI. She earned her Master’s degree in Data Science after transitioning to tech from digital marketing. She’s created algorithms that predict consumer segment movement, goals in hockey, and the location of firearms using radio frequency … Continue reading Ayodele Odubela to GeoHipster: “Frame your work as if the data was about your friends and family.”

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