Do transportation network companies decrease or increase congestion?
TNCs are the biggest contributor to growing traffic congestion in San Francisco. Between 2010 and 2016, weekday vehicle hours of delay increased by 62% compared to 22% in a counterfactual 2016 scenario without TNCs
Did you know?
You can directly search for hashtagged Mastodon/Fediverse posts.
For instance, the following link shows all of our posts about the Tor Browser:
The following link shows all of our posts about vulnerabilities:
Just replace the last part of the link ([hashtag]):
Aweigh looks like so much fun to play around with. Also: literally solarpunk. https://www.aweigh.io/
Great work by Washington Post Graphics:
Mapping America’s wicked
weather and deadly disasters
"Data collection for these events has never been more consistent. Mapping the trends in recent years gives us an idea of where disasters have the tendency to strike. In 2018, it is estimated that natural disasters cost the nation almost $100 billion and took nearly 250 lives. "
Impacts of habitat loss in the Maldives:
Green turtle returns to Maafaru Atoll to find a 2,200m airport runway has been built on top of a former nesting beach, lays eggs directly on the tarmac
Satellite ground track visualizer
3D visualization of the Suomi NPP satellite ground track
Check out the interactive visualization on an Observable notebook:
OpenStreetMap wins Free Software Foundation @fsf award for projects of social benefit! The award was presented by FSF founder and president Richard Stallman and accepted by Kate Chapman, on behalf of the @openstreetmap community: https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/03/27/openstreetmap-wins-free-software-foundation-award-for-projects-of-social-benefit/
happy to announce that bits.coop has been awarded a 50k grant to work on https://peermaps.org/
Monitoring air pollution across Europe
Thanks to the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS), implemented by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) on behalf of the European Union
"The more I learn about proprietary software, the more I worry that objective truth might perish from the earth." Paul Romer
🐧 GNU/Linux user
🛰️ EO 🗺️ Maps
Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more