Session Title

Fractal Storytelling: Using Google Maps & Street View to Analyze and Present Data

Presenter Information

Richard Mueller, Olson

Description

Focusing on the Riga Ghetto interactive 'Walk Among Memories' website telling geolocated Holocaust stories from Latvia as the user walks around their own neighborhood, as well as the Healy Project's map of 19th-century houses and trolley lines superimposed over historical maps that show patterns of urban development through time. Both examples rely exclusively on Google Maps, Google Docs, and Google Street View Open APIs for a simple yet rich interactive experience of deep data.

Start Date

18-3-2015 3:45 PM

End Date

18-3-2015 4:45 PM

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Fractal Storytelling: Using Google Maps & Street View to Analyze and Present Data

Focusing on the Riga Ghetto interactive 'Walk Among Memories' website telling geolocated Holocaust stories from Latvia as the user walks around their own neighborhood, as well as the Healy Project's map of 19th-century houses and trolley lines superimposed over historical maps that show patterns of urban development through time. Both examples rely exclusively on Google Maps, Google Docs, and Google Street View Open APIs for a simple yet rich interactive experience of deep data.