Alex Barth is an open data expert currently working for Mapbox, a company that allows for the design and creation of custom maps. He previously worked at Development Seed, an organization focusing on data visualization and mapping, as a developer and strategist. Alex has also managed information technology for an international development organization in Central America, where he became involved in the Central American open source community.
Episode 23 Maps
Alex Barth joins Jen Simmons to talk about maps. What is happening with the new Apple Maps? What options for web developers and app developers are there beyond Google Maps? Where can people get map data and what tools are needed to implement maps?