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Morgan Herlocker is an open source software developer and creator of the Turf distributed geospatial analysis framework. He has worked on mapping and statistics software across the geo industry, from consumer navigation to citizen counter-surveillance. Morgan has been a vocal advocate for user privacy in the design of location telemetry systems. Morgan was interviewed for … Continue reading Morgan Herlocker to GeoHipster: “Look for similar work with a different label”
Q: Tell us about yourself. A: My name is Vicky Johnson, I’m a cartographer in Washington DC. I work on a data analysis team in international development (not trying to be cagey about where I work! I just prefer to keep my professional and personal work separate. It’s probably overkill but I feel better about … Continue reading Maps and mappers of the 2020 calendar: Victoria Johnson, August
Q: Tell us about yourself A: For most of my life I have been fascinated with maps, both studying them and making them myself. As a child I would fill folders with detailed maps of an imaginary country and would spend too many hours playing games like SimCity and Civilization on the computer (ok, I … Continue reading Maps and mappers of the 2020 calendar: Daniel Fourquet, July
Q: Tell us about yourself. A: I started my career as a shovelbum, digging holes and mapping Fort Ancient Indian villages in West Virginia. We used survey equipment to inform the hand drawn maps, but one day I went into the office and someone had turned my hand drawn map into an image on … Continue reading Maps and mappers of the 2020 GeoHipster calendar: Megan Gall, June