David Newcomb

San Francisco Bay Area
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Deconstructing The Women's March

Deconstructing The Women's March

A few weekends ago, across the U.S. and across the world, women marched and protested against the misogyny of Donald Trump. It comes as no surprise that, within the U.S., these

Do We Ever Leave Our Political Bubbles?

Do We Ever Leave Our Political Bubbles?

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election left people on both sides of the political aisle very surprised. Many media outlets, pollsters and political predictors hadn’t seen it coming. Since then, several articles

How the U.S. Goes to Work

How the U.S. Goes to Work

From the 1950s onward, the U.S. has been a nation of car commuters. Our country developed alongside the rise of the automobile and the present-day urban geography reflects the car's influence. With

City Spotlight: Think you know Dallas?

City Spotlight: Think you know Dallas?

History Dallas is "the city without a reason to exist," the city that built itself up from its bootstraps. Thanks to the determined grit of early settlers, Dallas had the chance to thrive.

Making Sense of the Census: Polygons

Making Sense of the Census: Polygons

The U.S. Census Bureau provides a very intricate and sometimes unstructured hierarchy of geospatial geometries that link back to the U.S. demographic data. This post dives deeper into the geometries or