John Nelson

I have far too much fun looking for ways to understand and present data visually, hopefully driving product strategy and engaging users. I work in the Content team at Esri, pushing and pulling data in all sorts of absurd ways -and then talking about it. I also get to spend time with the Story Maps team, working on fun and useful user experiences. When I'm not doing those things, I'm chasing around toddlers and wrangling chickens, and generally getting into other ad-hoc adventures. Life is good. Loads more how-to posts: My YouTube channel: Loads of Styles for Pro: Instagram:

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Make This Dymaxion Globe Ornament Please

The 2019 globe ornament is here; deck the halls!

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Steal This Faded Overlay Style Please

Sometimes you want to highlight your study area, or geographic area of interest, or whatever, with a nice faded overlay vignette.

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One Minute Map Hacks: 16-20

So many hacks. So little time. Good thing they're just a minute long.

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Mega Easy Watercolor Painting in ArcGIS Pro

How to use image textures and stuff to make surprisingly realistic watercolor maps in a few minutes.

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Juneau’s Age Map. And Stuff.

Debriefing a map making session with an eleven year old who has some questions.

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One Minute Map Hacks: 11-15

Back to the well of hacks that can maybe bump your mapping game in a minute or less.

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Misusing the Georeference Tool for Historic Image Alignment

Tightening up the registration between two images, taken 100 years apart. With Georeferencing.

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One Minute Map Hacks: 6-10

You don't have five minutes to spend watching a how-to video! But you might have five one-minutes to spend watching five how-to videos!

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One Minute Map Hacks: 1-5

It's just one minute of your life. Well, five minutes, I suppose.

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