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Prisons with Golf Courses

I don’t really know how American prisons work, but if day release is allowed for low-risk, low-security prisoners, I can imagine that having a golf course nearby might appeal to some current and potential future Federal Prison inamates. For this one I decided to use Wikipedia for the location data for the prisons as I […]

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Sport in the Caribbean

Dominicans Love Baseball

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Cricket In the USA vs American Football in India

Cricket pitches in America is a fun map to do because I guess it mirrors the density of South Asian heritage Americans quite nicely. I figured for fun I’d do the inverse and map baseball pitches in India, but the quality of the data was wildly unreliable: there were very few pitches tagged and eyeballing […]

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OSM & Finland’s Saunas

Using the Overpass API, I scraped all the location data for Finland’s publically accessible Saunas. The map only gave me 254 which makes me think that there are lots missing, as that would account for only 0.01 of the alleged 2 million that exist in this country of 5 million people. In the future I’d […]

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Road Names in Helsinki

Map of Helsinki with the streets coloured by name