The conversation starts with Aurelia sharing what she’s currently watching on Netflix. Which leads to a discussion about 13 Reasons Why and the controversies around the show. Aurelia then shares what she does at the Mozilla Science Lab and the projects she’s worked on. She then talks about her time studying Art in grad school. Cecil then inquires about Aurelia’s love for maps which leads to a discussion on open source mapping tools. The conversation then wraps up with Aurelia talking about what she does when she’s away from the keyboard including her radio show Stereo Semantics.
- Aurelia’s Website
- Aurelia on Twitter
- Aurelia’s Book: Geospatial Data and Analysis
- Stereo Semantics
- That Belongs in A Museum
Aurelia is a developer and curious cartographer building communities around code at the Mozilla Science Lab. Previously of Ushahidi, Internews Kenya, and Carto, she’s been working in the open tech and non-profit journalism space for a few years, and recent projects have had mapping sensor data to support agricultural security and sustainable APIs ecosystems in the Global South. She’s taught coding classes at GDI-NYC, SVA-DSI, and Parsons. She also runs a radio show based on the Semantic Web, called Stereo Semantics, and co-hosts a show-and-tell meetup called That Belongs in A Museum. Sometimes she makes and writes stuff too.