What it does
Visual representation of location data extracted from dataset
How we built it
Python + Excel + openCage API + Google Maps + patience
Challenges we ran into
Deciding what to do with the data. Finding tools to help clean the data.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
Affectingly using API to obtain longitude and latitude
What we learned
How to send qeuries to opencage API, techniques for cleaning data,
What's next for GeoStar
Allow interactive heatmap that when hovering over a point, a summary of the related article would pop up in a text box.