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Updating Who's On First Neighbourhoods - Part III

Check out the most recent additions and updates to neighbourhoods in WOF!

Scraping the web for All The Places

Scraping hundreds of websites to generate thousands of detailed records about venues.

WOF in a Box (part 1)

Run Who's On First on your own hardware.

Whos On First Updates, 2017

Outlining a few one-offs, changes, and edits that were made to Who's On First in 2017

Announcing Tangram Unity

Mapzen has started building open-source tools to use map data in Unity3D!

Open Traffic platform released

A year ago, Mapzen set out of an adventure the World Bank and their partners to create a global platform for turning anonymous GPS locations into roadway speeds, called Open Traffic. Now, we've finished our work on the platform and are pleased to hand Open Traffic to World Bank for operation.

Using AWS Batch to Generate Mapzen Terrain Tiles

How to use modern cloud technology to render billions of terrain tiles for the Mapzen Terrain Tiles dataset.