Our Next Free Class at Gilt: CartoDB on June 4

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imageIf you deal with location-based data or location-aware applications, then we’ve got just the FREE class for you: On June 4, Andrew Hill of CartoDB will teach an evening workshop at Gilt’s NYC office!

CartoDB is a cloud-based mapping, analysis and visualization engine that enables users to build spatial applications for both mobile and the web. Major tech companies (Twitter), news organizations (National Geographic, The Guardian) governmental and intergovernmental organizations (NASA, the United Nations), and even Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are using it to craft beautiful maps and visuals out of their data–check out some examples here. A few of us on the #gilttech team are very interested in it, too, so we’re hosting this class–part of our ongoing free tech courses initiative–to learn more. And we invite you to learn with us!

Some of the cool stuff you can do with CartoDB:

  • Create interactive maps from CSVs
  • Map IP addresses to show trends over time
  • Publish online maps for public communication
  • Write APIs to integrate dynamic external data
  • Sync tools to build real-time maps from hosted data
  • Measure distance between points
  • Count and measure points in polygons

When:  Wednesday, June 4 from 5-9 PM
Where: Gilt’s Manhattan offices
Cost: FREE (includes dinner)
Who: Gilt technologists, maybe you?

About the Instructor: Andrew Hill is the senior scientist at CartoDB, where he explores the future of online mapping to help guide innovation. His role allows him to move between exploring data and visualization, writing code, creating interesting maps online, giving workshops and presentations, building test projects, and teaching others how to make maps using the platform. A biologist by training, he has been working on maps, GIS, and data visualization for almost 10 years.

Fill out the form below to submit your contact info. (You must be age 18 or older to attend.) Please note that submitting this form does not guarantee you a seat—but we’ll do our best. We’ll also keep your contact info on file to let you know about future classes!


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