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Study Finds Spatial Skill Is Early Sign of Creativity

A gift for spatial reasoning — the kind that may inspire an imaginative child to dismantle a clock or the family refrigerator — may be a greater predictor of future creativity or innovation than math or verbal skills, particularly in math, science and related fields, according to a study published Monday in the journal Psychological […]

LA County’s Recap of the 2013 ESRI Conference

At our recent eGIS Committee, meeting, we discussed what we had learned and been impressed with at the 2013 ESRI Conference, which concluded last week. I have tried to compile the responses that I received into some basic categories, so that you can scroll down and see what you liked.

If you want to add […]

CA State Government User Group Meeting Agenda

Forwarding this from Christina Boggs at the State of California

This is a reminder of the upcoming California State Government GIS User Group meeting on Wednesday, July 24th from 1-4pm in the Resources auditorium (address below). Previous announcements had us finishing up at 3pm but we had an overwhelming response from presenters so we wanted […]

Online GIS Course in Coursera

I’ve been reading about how “Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs)” have the potential to change the way we learn – well here’s one for GIS (although it seems to be a bit of a teaser for more courses that may not be free at Penn State.

Here’s the link: https://www.coursera.org/course/maps

This course […]