Data-driven design in 'Curious City: In, Out, Above, Beyond Saint Paul'

Data-driven design & inspiration I’ve recently become more interested in the artistic side of data visualization and cartography. Data-driven design is also sometimes called information design. In this post...

Designing Map Cutouts with {sf} and {ggplot2}

I wanted to make a nice map as a holiday present for a friend. The idea was that it would be a small circular map of the roads in Tacoma,...

Evaluating our precinct boundary approximation algorithm with v-measure

Introduction and intuition In the last post, I described the algorithm we wrote to approximate precinct boundaries in Ohio. We were pretty happy with how it was performing...

Voting Rights Data Institute for Students

Writing a classification algorithm to build precinct shapefiles in Ohio

About the project This past summer I worked at the Voting Rights Data Institute at Tufts and MIT in Cambridge, MA. Broadly, we worked on projects related to...