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 ArcGIS Living Atlas team at Esri, pushing and pulling data in all sorts of absurd ways and then sharing the process. I also design user experiences for maps and apps. 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. You might also like these Styles for ArcGIS Pro:

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How to turn a ton of overlapping data into a hexagon map

Sometimes a layer has so much overlapping features it's impossible to know what's all there. Here's a way to quantify that, and some viz ideas...

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One Minute Map Hacks: 61-65

Has it come to this?

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Colorize vintage airphotos with one click in ArcGISPro

Got a stack of lovely black and white airphotos, but wish you had a bit of color in there to help out? Go full-color in one click...

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Fun ambient hillshade in ArcGIS Pro

How to stack up multiple scales of terrain effects into a rich composite hillshade. Because hillshade!

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Challenger Deep micro world

Here's how to make a fish tank-like 3D diorama micro world of Challenger Deep in ArcGIS Pro.

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How to make a 3D diorama in ArcGIS Pro

Here's how you can make those charming little 3D model extracts for all sorts of cool and valid reasons.

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How to make a QR code watermark tile layer for ArcGIS

Oh those sassy QR codes! Everything is just a scan away...

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How to add an inner glow to polygons with the ArcGIS API for JavaScript

Pictures strokes are here to save the day

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Easy vignette effect for ArcGIS Online and Pro maps

To better see, sometimes we need to un-see.

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