SDT: Are we back to our old habits yet?

SDT: Are we back to our old habits yet?

Welcome to the PlaceIQ Social Distance Tracker.  Last week felt like a big one in California. Vaccination rates are up, cases have slowed to a trickle, and the state has now fully reopened. Across the US, our initial spike of foot traffic enthusiasm has subdued a bit....
SDT: Traffic tempers after Q1 surge

SDT: Traffic tempers after Q1 surge

Welcome to the PlaceIQ Social Distance Tracker.  The second Reemergence we saw last issue has tempered a bit. A confluence of events — rising vaccine deployment, dropping case numbers, improving weather, federal stimulus, and more — drove people out of...
Big Data Lean Architecture

Big Data Lean Architecture

By Sami Badawi, Sr. Software Engineer, PlaceIQ Big data has helped us in solving some very sophisticated engineering problems. But in turn, as those who work with complex data know, it also creates architectural challenges. At PlaceIQ, it’s critical that we properly...