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Wanna make cool maps but don’t know where to start? Go to this #DIW17 event

The Nov. 7 workshop will be taught by Open Data Delaware’s “resident mapping guru,” Stephen Hess.

Go learn some civic-hacking skills. (Photo courtesy of Open Data Delaware)

One thing every civic-tech practitioner should know is mapping, or translating geographic data to visual data. If you could use some help getting the hang of it, you’re in luck: Open Data Delaware is holding a free beginner-friendly “Mapping and Civic Tech workshop” during Delaware Innovation Week with Stephen Hess, the civic-tech collective’s “resident mapping guru.”
Hess has been in geocoding for a decade. Formerly of MapQuest, he currently works as Senior Software Engineer for Mapzen.
“If it’s a question about maps and he doesn’t know it, nobody knows it,” said Open Data Delaware cofounder David Ginzberg.
The workshop will cover:

The workshop will be held at Zip Code Wilmington at The Mill on Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Click here to RSVP (especially you, Zack).

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