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Mapping Maryland State Assessment Pass Rates

Mapping Maryland State Assessment Pass Rates

We recently completed an interactive map displaying Baltimore Region school pass rates for the Maryland State Assessment (MSA).  The MSA is administered to elementary and middle school students to evaluate their proficiency in reading, math, and science. Click here to view and explore the map. The map was developed using GIS software Google Fusion Tables, […]

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Arduino & Pusher-Powered Remote Control Hexbug

Arduino & Pusher-Powered Remote Control Hexbug

Control the hexbug live at http://www.jfxart.com/hexbot. Hopefully the lights are on, the batteries aren’t dead, and nobody else has walked the robot off the desk! After success with the Arduino Air Conditioner Remote Control, and getting Pusher authentication and client events working from an Arduino, I was in search of something a bit more fun and […]

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Prezi Presentation on 3D GIS mapping with Open Data and ArcGlobe

Prezi Presentation on 3D GIS mapping with Open Data and ArcGlobe

Charm City Networks Co-Owner Chris Whong spoke during the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance‘s Data Day last Friday, presenting a few examples of what is possible when combining civic data with 3D GIS extrusion tools, such as ESRI’s ArcGlobe and ArcScene. The Prezi presentation is embedded below, for those who wish to view it. Contact us […]

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City Paper Publishes Our GIS Map

City Paper Publishes Our GIS Map

 A 3D GIS map created by Chris Whong was published in today’s City Paper under the Info Art section.  The map shows the U.S. Census’ data for Median Household Income in each census tract of the Baltimore-Towson Metropolitan Statistical Area. In addition to color coding, each tract is extruded above the surface of the earth […]

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Sending Pusher Client Events from an Arduino

Sending Pusher Client Events from an Arduino

A few weeks ago, I got my first arduino and set out to make my window air conditioner web-remote-controllable. Following some examples online, I created an Ethernet Server that displayed a simple web page with a power button. Clicking a button on the page simply reloaded it with “?status=1” in the URL, and the arduino […]

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