Resources

Sally’s list

Software
Quantum GIS – it’s free & open source & awesome (if you need help setting it up, Joey can help you)
ArcGIS Student Edition – $25
Adobe Illustrator – free 30 day trial version

Tools
ColorBrewer
TypeBrewer
MapShaper

Cartography and Data Visualization Blogs
Strange Maps
A Cartographer’s Toolkit
Something About Maps
Cartastrophe
Flowing Data
Information is Beautiful
Cartogrammar
Making Maps
t
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Cartography Associations
Canadian Cartographic Association (CCA)
North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS)
International Cartographic Association (ICA)
American Association of Geographers – Cartography Specialty Group

Joey’s list

Resources:

Tutorials / Learning

General Programming Web Resources / Books / More:

Processing:

R:

TileMill / Mapbox Studio:

D3

Tools:

Map Helpers:

Data Viz – Good Practices:

Data Sources / Data Visualization Challenges / Data Ideas

Data Viz Course Materials from Other (awesome) places

Culture:

Talks, Podcasts, Videos, Links, & More:

People & Places (in no particular order)

Nice Visualizations:

Misc:

Meetups/Groups in Vancouver: