Real Estate Records Glossary

real estate records glossary

This tutorial contains a list of common terms used in real estate records that can be useful for making sense of the records. abstract of title: a summary or condensation of the essential parts of all recorded instruments which affect a particular piece of real estate, arranged in the order in which they were recorded.…

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How To Make A Relief Map Using Blender

To make a relief map using Blender, you’ll need to fist install a few tools. The first are some command line utilities in a package called Gdal. The easiest way to install these on a Mac is by first installing the homebrew package manager. Install Homebrew (Mac) You can see the instructions to install homebrew on…

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Data Visualization Glossary

Terms and definitions can lay the foundation for understanding larger concepts and practical applications within Data Visualization. The following data visualization glossary contains a few important ideas to know when starting to work with data.   Basic Terms & Definitions Data Visualization: The graphical representation of information. Data is encoded into elements like length, slope,…

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Create Custom Maps in Google Maps

create custom maps with google maps

How To Create Custom Maps using Google Maps In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a map using Google Maps; how to customize that map manually or by importing data from a spreadsheet; and how to publish it on your site. Create a basic map Start by heading to Click on the menu icon…

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Databases of Statistical Information

Databases of Statistical Information A wealth of demographic and other data is available on a city, county, state and national level in the United States. But navigating the maze of government and private agencies that collect data to find statistics on a particular topic is often daunting. This guide lists the websites of major US…

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QGIS basics for Journalists

Tutorial: QGIS basics for Journalists By Len De Groot Introduction QGIS is a free, open source GIS application for Windows and Mac that provides a great starting point for journalists who want to learn to explore data with maps. Understanding how to visualize map data is an important skill but it can be intimidating. This…

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