Wednesday 27 March 2024

Web maps for the rest of us

 The previous post on Community Engagement updated the rebranding of, with accompanying use of "AI for the rest of us" (work backward from here) this blogpost title came from. One of the mentioned changes were working with Wikimedia, OpenStreetMap and Climate Central - my Esri Developper or Non-Profit stacks are free and frozen, respectively - I had a whole lot of work put on ice, the same time I relinquished my original website This blog is OK however.

In order to continue with our prospectus, I simply used free software QGIS and free UK Ordnance Survey Open ZoomStack and Boundary Line data - the same in fact I used on prior - to create these simple parish maps for the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, augmenting their Insight Data:

Monday 25 March 2024

"AI for the rest of us", Part IV

Update: follow on Part V.

 The previous post (here) recapped our purpose to use current lessons-learned in new tech to help our community engagement. Here is another way to use AI, to summarise and to decant - summarise in a structured manner - information from an article my colleague asked me to try using Google Gemini (formerly known as Bard, their AI tool).