Sharing what we've learned one note at a time.

Population Density (per square mile) for every US Zip Code

September 17, 2020

Someone recently asked us for Population Density by US Zip Code (per square mile). We sourced and cleaned this data, then uploaded to our data platform Secure Data Kit, and visualized the data with Metabase.


Track COVID-19 with Covid Mapping Project

March 27, 2020

This past week, we launched a website that can track COVID-19 / Coronavirus in all 50 states down to the county level.


Mapping Resources for #coronavirus (geoJSON, US County Data, etc)

March 12, 2020

We're creating this thread to start to track what resources we use to build maps. Specifically state by state county geoJSON sources, data sources of the outbreak, etc. This is a big effort so we're starting small and local but will hope to grow this in the coming days and weeks.


How we use empathy, craftsmanship, and curiosity everyday at Standard Co

June 26, 2019

Core values are the sort of thing that are usually created to help give founders a North Star on how to build a team. Our idea when we created them was two fold: to help build a team and to help build a client roster.


Heatmaps vs Choropleths

November 27, 2018

When it comes to using maps for data visualization, the term heatmap is used rather loosely. It tends to be used to describe any map that uses colors to categorize location based data. However there is a distinction between geographic heatmaps and choropleth maps. Let's compare...


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