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AWSCLI
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AWSCLI

sync

aws s3 sync \
  /home/tom/ \
  s3://mybucket/ \
  --exclude "*.DS_Store"
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ThomasThoren / fusion-tables.md
Last active May 6, 2016 11:57
Turning your spreadsheets into maps using Google Fusion Tables
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This guide will walk you through the process of using Google Fusion Tables to turn a spreadsheet into a map.

Before we begin, make sure you are logged into your Google account. (Note to Lens staff: Our work accounts don't seem to allow Google Fusion Tables, so log in as a separate account for now.)

Read on for a detailed explanation of the steps.

1. Saving your spreadsheet as a CSV file

CSV (comma-separated values) files are the same as Excel files (.xlsx and .xls), for all intents and purposes. You can open either in Excel. The key difference is that CSV files aren't specific to any single program, so they can be used by any program.

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Last active September 30, 2019 23:14
Inset map
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Uses a small inset map to provide context for the larger, zoomed map. The same bounding coordinates for the raster image are used to create the reference box in the inset map.

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Last active December 3, 2015 20:55
Map labels
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Practice with map locations and labels.

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ThomasThoren / Makefile
Last active December 19, 2022 04:45
Shaded relief map
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.PHONY: all clean
.SECONDARY:
# Download 90-meter SRTM tiles for Louisiana
zip/srtm_%.zip:
@mkdir -p $(dir $@)
@curl -sS -o $@.download 'http://srtm.csi.cgiar.org/SRT-ZIP/SRTM_V41/SRTM_Data_GeoTiff/$(notdir $@)'
@mv $@.download $@
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ThomasThoren / .block
Last active June 26, 2023 13:30
New York Times map reproduction
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height: 800
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ThomasThoren / README.md
Last active December 3, 2015 13:31
Orleans Parish precincts
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Orleans Parish precincts colored based on which gubernatorial candidate won in the 2015 general election. Includes simple hover styles.

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Last active June 12, 2017 02:05
Map distance scales
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Example of how to create dynamic map distance scales.

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ThomasThoren / Makefile
Last active February 24, 2016 00:05
FiveThirtyEight NFL map reproduction
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.PHONY: all
.SECONDARY:
# Download .zip files
zip/tl_2015_us_county.zip:
@mkdir -p $(dir $@)
@curl -sS -o $@.download 'ftp://ftp2.census.gov/geo/tiger/TIGER2015/COUNTY/tl_2015_us_county.zip'
@mv $@.download $@
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ThomasThoren / .block
Last active February 24, 2016 02:37
Basic column chart
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height: 450