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What does a random place on Earth look like?

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Deck from an Ignite talk at Data Ignite Boston on Dec 16, 2015

Based on this blog post: http://fact.is/randomplace

Published in: Data & Analytics
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What does a random place on Earth look like?

  1. 1. What does a Random Place on Earth Look Like? Let’s ask the data! Hjalmar Gislason, VP of Data @hjalli / @qlik
  2. 2. Globe ? Image: NASA
  3. 3. @stuckincustoms on Flickr ?
  4. 4. @kkoshy on Flickr ?
  5. 5. From: Wolfram MathWorld
  6. 6. Five Random Points LATITUDE LONGITUDE Point #1: -11.57648598 -147.104104 Point #2: 36.39272192 15.24576048 Point #3: -15.79660947 -15.32783472 Point #4: -7.39762107 130.9382905 Point #5: 21.31180918 142.2912205
  7. 7. ?
  8. 8. confluence.org
  9. 9. First random place (ocean) @aliradford on Flickr
  10. 10. In fact all five LATITUDE LONGITUDE Point #1: -12 -147 279 km from land Point #2: 36 15 42 km from land Point #3: -16 -15 889 km from land Point #4: -7 131 43 km from land Point #5: 21 142 382 km from land
  11. 11. LATITUDE LONGITUDE … Point #6: 47 1 Point #7: -20 168 Point #8: 20 113 Point #9: 56 160 Point #10: 20 15 Point #11: 1 -175 Point #12: -32 162 Point #13: -56 -123 Point #14: 46 -95 Point #15: -57 -120 Point #16: 68 -132 Point #17: -16 62 Point #18: -54 -41 Point #19: 33 -108 Point #20: 6 94 Point #21: -11 129 Point #22: 14 154 Point #23: 28 62 Point #24: 0 -65 Point #25: 1 -52
  12. 12. LATITUDE LONGITUDE Point #1: -12 -147 279 km from land Point #2: 36 15 42 km from land Point #3: -16 -15 889 km from land Point #4: -7 131 43 km from land Point #5: 21 142 382 km from land Point #6: 47 1 Near Saint-Flovier, France Point #7: -20 168 214 km from land Point #8: 20 113 176 km from land Point #9: 56 160 Forest in Kamchatka, Russia Point #10: 20 15 Sahara in Niger, near Libyan border Point #11: 1 -175 183 km from land Point #12: -32 162 280 km from land Point #13: -56 -123 1920 km from land Point #14: 46 -95 Some guy's shed, Minnesota, USA Point #15: -57 -120 1811 km from land Point #16: 68 -132 Lake area, Northwest Territories, Canada Point #17: -16 62 433 km from land Point #18: -54 -41 181 km from land Point #19: 33 -108 Ranch-land, New Mexico, USA Point #20: 6 94 86 km from land Point #21: -11 129 134 km from land Point #22: 14 154 643 km from land Point #23: 28 62 SE Iran, near Pakistan Point #24: 0 -45 140 km from land Point #25: 1 -52 Amazon rain forest, Brazil Point #26: -83 -5 Antarctica Point #27: -20 -138 210 km from land Point #28: -1 134 Forest in New Guinea
  13. 13. Thank you Hjalmar Gislason, VP of Data hgs@qlik.com See blog post: fact.is/randomplace

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