Foursquare Podcasts

Hosted by industry experts and thought leaders, we’ve developed podcasts that shed light on the power of location-based technologies, geospatial analysis, and the future of location intelligence. Whether you’re a business owner, urban planner, or simply curious about the impact of location data, Our podcasts provide a fresh take on the intersection of technology, data, and the physical world. Foursquare does this every day with the help of something they call a movement engine.

100 billion Points Every Day

AUGUST 16, 2023

In this episode, Gabe Durkin, Foursquare’s Director of Data Science discusses just how data 100 billion rows of data are broken down into meaningful data about places and the movement between them. As a result of nearly 14 years perfecting our best-in-class location technologies, we have created a map of the world not based on coordinates, but on actual places and proprietary tech that detects how we move to those places.

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Unpacks the Power of Geospatial Data with Foursquare

May 22, 2023

We tackle a number of big questions with Ankit in the episode. For example, what is Foursquare today? What is geospatial data and how can brands leverage it to make better decisions? How will Foursquare employ generative AI? How will IoT devices shape our future? And much more.

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Geospatial Data Visualization

MAY 24, 2023

In this episode of the MapScaping podcast, Foursquare’s Staff Engineer Nick Rabinowitz discusses how Foursquare has doubled down on geospatial data visualization with Studio, a highly flexible platform designed to visualize and analyze large-scale geospatial data at the speed of business.

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Foursquare moves to the future with a Geospatial Knowledge Graph

MAY 11, 2023

From a consumer-oriented application, Foursquare has evolved to a data and product provider for enterprises. The next steps in its evolution will be powered by the Foursquare Graph

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Geospatial Knowledge Graph

MAY 7, 2023

In this episode of the MapScaping podcast, Foursquare’s Distinguished Engineer Vikram Gundeti discusses how our pioneering geospatial Knowledge Graph will improve location data quality, drive higher velocity releases, and unlock invaluable new insights while maximizing consumer privacy.

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Data Privacy in Location Technology

APRIL 19, 2023

In this episode of the MapScaping podcast, VP of Compliance & Data Protection Elizabeth Hein discusses Foursquare’s approach to protecting location privacy. You’ll learn about the dynamic privacy landscape, the impacts on businesses, and how to prepare for tomorrow’s changes, today.

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POI Data

April 2, 2023

In this episode of the MapScaping podcast, Senior Director of Engineering Kyle Fowler shares a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to maintain high-quality POI data, from collecting and aggregating to clustering and filtering. 

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Bring Geospatial Analytics Across Disparate Datasets Into Your Toolkit With The Unfolded Platform

June 26, 2022

In this episode Isaac Brodsky explains how the Unfolded platform is architected, their experience joining the team at Foursquare, and how you can start using it for analyzing your spatial data today.

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Hex Tiles – The Data Tiling System

September 14, 2022

In this episode of the MapScaping podcast, Senior Engineering Shan He shares about a unique system for map tiling called Hex Tiles.

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