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TileMill another step forward for Open Source GIS Software (maybe)

James Fee pointed me to this post, which caught my attention when it discussed doing maps on windows: “The lack of a really good cartographic tool has been the achilles heel for the adoption open source mapping, but TileMill plugs that deficiency”

http://sproke.blogspot.com/2012/02/game-changer-open-source-mapping-in.html

I’ve installed both QGIS and gvSIG on my computer to test […]

Ushahidi – community-based mapping

Ushahidi's Website

I’ve heard a lot about Ushahidi before (link to the website) – it’s an interactive mapping platform that allows input from the community through various platforms. It has become extremely well known through its support of the post-election violence in Kenya, emergency response in Haiti, Japan Earthquake […]

Open Source GIS Software – gvsig

Does anyone on this site use GVSIG? I’d love to know what you think!

As you might know – I’m still a big fan of ArcView 3.3 – use it almost every day (it’s actually running now using XTools to summarize multiple fields) … Why? Because with ArcMap I find myself spending more time dealing […]

Using R to visualize Facebook Friends

There are a number of open source data visualization packages out there – R is one of them, and there are a LOT of very cool things that folks can do – take a look at this one:

Passed along from James Fee’s blog: Click here for the link

You may recall seeing […]

OpenAddress.org Beta site

I checked this site (http://openaddresses.org/)out. It looks like a good interface, but they aren’t ready yet. They only appear to have data in Paris.

A new resource is now online and rolling out at openaddresses.org – simply put, the resource boasts “OpenAddresses is a web portal for the management of Open Source worldwide localized […]