The San Diego Data Library is building a detailed data set about Downtown homelessness using 5 years of hand-marked paper maps. The conversion process is human-powered, and we need you help to finish the conversion. When we are finished, we will have a very valuable data for doing detailed analysis of the relationship between unsheltered … Read moreHomelessness Data Conversion
I’ll be presenting at the Data Engineering Meeting tonight, Thursday 5 Sept, on the topic of how the Data Library uses the Metatab data packaging system for processing the data we use in analysis. You can download the presentation.
Use your Computer Vision skills to tackle homelessness. The Data Library is currently running a data project to convert 5 years of monthly homelessness person locations from scanned paper maps to a geographic dataset. The bulk of the work involves volunteers manually digitizing 350 scanned paper maps in two jobs, but we have enough data … Read moreComputer Vision For Greater Good!