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Developer Advocate, IBM Cloud Data Services

Website | @rajrsingh

Raj Singh is a developer advocate for IBM Cloud Data Services. Raj pioneered web mapping as a service in the late 1990s with his startup Syncline. Previously, Raj worked on geospatial data interoperability challenges for the Open Geospatial Consortium, an international standards body. He’s a frequent speaker on interoperability and geolocation services and contributed to Mapping Hacks. He holds a PhD from MIT, where his research explored the potential of web services to power urban information systems.


4:10pm–4:50pm Thursday, August 24, 2017
Location: Regent Parlor
RAJ SINGH (IBM Cloud Data Services)
Raj Singh offers an overview of PixieDust, a Jupyter Notebook extension that provides an easy way to make interactive maps from DataFrames for visual exploratory data analysis. Raj explains how he built mapping into PixieDust, putting data from Apache Spark-based analytics on maps using Mapbox GL. Read more.