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Why big data firms are missing out on a potential market: urban sustainability

The City of San Francisco has mapped all the trees as part of an effort to map and illustrate the health, water, air quality, and economic benefits of trees. One such site showing these benefits is UrbanForestMap ( Here’s a … Continue reading

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How walkable is the Chengdu Metro?

Using QGIS, as well as Chengdu Metro Station Data from Wikipedia, as well as Google Maps to search for each possible location of each subway station, I mapped out all the Chengdu Metro Stations that are planned to be built … Continue reading

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