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kleinbl00  ·  1546 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Space Station Earth

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veen  ·  1546 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I recall having seen this before, but it was around a year ago. Have you found Mapbox's editor already? You can even import kml's, csv's and geojson's and save the map output for embedding.

Edit: looking around more it seems like Mapbox is a sort-of alternative to GIS. It makes handling Openstreetmaps data and adding some of your own data relatively easy. Interesting.

Edit 2: Okay this is pretty cool and definitely a skill I want to develop / learn. Works pretty good with ArcGIS as well. Will look into this more. Thanks for pointing it out, kb and insomniasexx :)

P.S. any interest in a Hubski mapbox skin?

insomniasexx  ·  1545 days ago  ·  link  ·  

We actually talked about doing something with Hubski maps a few weeks ago. It was just the little seed of an idea that basically involved geotagging - where you could add posts to a map and when you clicked on "NYC" you could see related posts - whether they be link posts about NYC (https://hubski.com/pub?id=172871) or people posting stickers in NYC (https://hubski.com/pub?id=23054)

It could be a really interesting way to explore content.

veen  ·  1545 days ago  ·  link  ·  

So basically geotagging posts? Interesting. It would mean that you could follow / filter based on location.

It's a lot of work tagging though, especially compared to the rather small benefits.

insomniasexx  ·  1545 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Agreed. Like I said - not exactly thought out or anything yet. It would be super cool. Getting from point A -> B is tough though.