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LAPD Tries Crime Predicting Software

“The software creates a “heat map” that was found to be more accurate than seasoned police veterans at predicting where crimes would happen next …”

Link to article in Government Technology – http://www.govtech.com/public-safety/Los-Angeles-Police-Getting-Results-from-Crime-Predicting-Software.html

Link to MIT Technology Review article – http://www.technologyreview.com/news/428354/la-cops-embrace-crime-predicting-algorithm/

 

GIS Technician Position – Pasadena

GIS Technician BonTerra Consulting, a woman-owned environmental consulting company, is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a GIS Technician based primarily in either its Irvine or Pasadena office, but with the flexibility to occasionally work out of both offices. The person in this position would assist in the preparation of cartographic and analytical materials […]

Google for Android contains 3D buildings

3D imagery of LA

Looks like Google is doing more with its 3D mapping – probably in anticipation of Apple’s launch of its new mapping. But this is pretty cool, and reminds me of what our vendor, Pictometry, has done for a couple of local cities based upon their oblique imagery (which […]

Geocortex BBQ and Technology Update at the Esri Conference

For those of you going to the ESRI conference, here are some events hosted by Latitude Geographics. I’m especially interested in seeing the new HTML 5 viewer

With so much going on during the conference, please also keep these Geocortex-related events in mind. We’ve got our annual Geocortex Picnic and BBQ taking place, the enlightening […]