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Take your terrain mapping to new heights | ArcGIS Blog
Terrain Tools are designed to extend your out-of-the-box toolkit for representing terrain in GIS by encouraging you how to be more creative;
What do local jails really cost? | Vera Institute of Justice
This blog was created to advance discussion about issues related to Vera's work. Comments from readers are encouraged. However, those that a
Police Data Initiative aims to 'increase transparency' -- FCW
Two goals of the Police Data Initiative are to enhance interoperability of systems and make it easier to extract useful insights from collec
Fuzzy matching in SPSS using a custom python function
The other day I needed to conduct propensity score matching, but I was working with geographic data and wanted to restrict the matches to wi
Pads for Grads: Where the Newly Educated Can Afford Rent - Trulia Trends
Tweet School is (nearly) out for the summer. That means millions of newly-minted college graduates will strike out on their own to find a jo
A Beginners Guide to 3D Printing - Tuts+ Design & Illustration Article
In recent years 3D printing has received much attention, promising to revolutionise manufacturing, and completely overturning the way we pro
No major hurricanes have hit the US coast recently. Lucky us!
Perhaps you saw the headlines earlier this week about the fact that it has been nine years since the last major hurricane (category 3, 4, or
There's something about humans - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference,...
An interesting point came up recently. In the abstract to my psychology talk, I’d raised the question: If we can’t trust p-values, does expe
Why the New Research on Mobility Matters: An Economist’s View
There’s a compelling case that good neighborhoods nurture success.
The Land Of Maps - Gerrymanders gone wild? Here’s Maryland’s Eight...
Gerrymanders gone wild? Here’s Maryland’s Eight Congressional Districts [823x430] CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS! thelandofmaps.tumblr.com
Marcellus Shale operations more likely to be in poor areas of Pennsylvan...
A study by researchers at Clark University in Worcester, Mass., that examined whether or not Marcellus Shale fracking operations in Pennsylv