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I'm still trying to get over the initial wow factor, but it's tough to see past "OHMIGOD COLORS AND ROTATION!": http://bl.ocks.org/wboykinm/raw/c43cf9a9fe500276d026/#13.47/41.384095/2.174555/-52.5 

But for the moment it's tricky to think of rolling it into everything given the spotty webgl availability on mobile. There are certainly some early bugs, but the team is hunting them down as quickly as they pop up (https://github.com/mapbox/mapbox-gl-js/issues/662).

Bottom line is that this is extremely exciting, and given the support for outside sources and full styling, MapboxGL seems much more developer-friendly and customizable than Google's WebGL framework. I'm psyched.
Mapbox has announced the release of Mapbox GL JS. I've only had a few hours to play with it so far but it already looks to be the most exciting and impressive mapping API on the market. It really does make the Google Maps API look dated, tired and jaded now. Mapbox GL JS allows developers to ...
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Moving to a New Gig
After many fruitful years of operating Geosprocket LLC, today I'll be joining the crew at Faraday , working as the lead visualization engineer. This is an exciting time to be working with data science and data design, and I'm psyched to be a part of a talen...
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Hey #BTV  - Curious about how the city's redistricting plan might affect you? Get all the details for your address here: http://codeforbtv.org/votefinder/
The Burlington city council is proposing changes to the political layout of Vermont's largest municipality, and on town meeting day we'll be voting whether or not to adopt them. These changes are meant to fix imbalances in the principal of "One person, one vote" that currently leave the city ...
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On Reverse-Engineering a Map Stack
I'm going to come right out and say this: You should probably just use Mapbox. How I came to that conclusion is a bit of a longer story. The Scene As a cartographer, I am an unabashed fan of Mapbox . I've been using Tilemill for years, and I love the fully-...
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So apparently Apple invented GIS and most of the Web Map paradigm. Anyone have any prior art to stop a particularly ballsy patent application?
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Looking at certain American cities - as craters. On the Faraday blog:
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Oh you're a real hoot, Google Earth Engine . . .
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Redistricting: A Question and a Query
Alert: Both policy AND technology will be discussed below. Bring both your brains. You've been warned. Gotta love the classics The Question My city is on the tail end of the country's redistricting cycle. Somehow while Texas was marginalizing Latinos and De...
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The District Plows Tonight
It will surprise no one in Vermont if I say it's cold tonight. We've got Barrow, Alaska beat at 10pm. It's been that way most of the day and should continue tomorrow. #btv pic.twitter.com/EiVDjEbGwt — Channel 3 Weather (@wcaxweather) January 3, 2014 So I'm ...
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