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Last week, Esri hosted its 12th Annual International Developer Summit in Palm Springs.
For those who missed the event, the Plenary Sessions are now available online, which may provide some insights to where the company is going. In a nutshell, this event is […]
I’m passing this along from URISA. While our love of geospatial technology drives us in our professions to do many wonders for society, the URISA Leadership Academy offers a great opportunity to help us overcome that gap many of us might have in our education. Every organization needs that rare individual with the […]
What is ‘Big Data’? If we gathered all the digital data our civilization has collected from the beginning of time until the year 2000, it would be less than what we now create in a minute.
The dramatic rise of internet usage by phone and the use of other smart devices is something that Esri […]
What: The U.S. Census Bureau will conduct a series of free data access webinars to all interested data users. Attendees will learn how to access demographic, socioeconomic, housing and business data from the decennial census, American Community Survey, Local Employment Dynamics, economic programs and more.
When: June 1 – […]
IntraMaps Roam is a free and open source app for offline tablet use, providing a field-friendly interface ‘skin’ on top of QGIS. On tablets we tested, panning, zooming, editing, and taking pictures were extremely smooth and fast. Our prototype tablet had enough local storage to include 4 GB for vector basemap layers plus locally hyperlinked […]
About a decade ago, a group of cyclists in the U.K. were frustrated with the lack of freely available street map data. Cyclists need to know how to get from here to there without freeways. This is what led to the founding of OpenStreetMap, or OSM, one of the world’s best known crowd-sourced projects. […]
Many of us are familiar with Esri Story Maps, and hopefully, many of us will visit exhibits and workshops about them at the upcoming Esri User Conference in July. Story Maps are a great way to add a “where” dimension to telling our story, or to just help explain something to someone. (It’s not […]
Passing this along from SoCal URISA…
SoCal URISA, along with Palomar College, presents a Certified URISA workshop on Open Source GIS, with URISA instructor Sara Yurman.
Date: Saturday, April 25th, 2015
Location: Palomar College’s GIS Lab, 1140 W Mission Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069 (about 2 hours south of Downtown L.A.)
Cost: The […]