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7 Awesome Google Maps Hacks 2020

7 Awesome Google Maps Hacks 2020

Google Maps is probably one of your most frequently used apps, with over 100 million downloads in Google Play alone. But you can do...

The Neighborhood Impact of COVID-19, an Impetus for Innovative Testing Strategies

Many are making strong arguments in the appeal for more comprehensive coronavirus infection testing.  For instance, Paul Romer, former World Bank Chief...

Analyzing Mobility Patterns using Geospatial Data

How do my users move in this city? Where do they go? What does the “flow” of this city look like? How does that...

The evolution of indoor navigation technologies

All big companies such as manufacturers, retailers, and commercial property owners have looked for sophisticated indoor positioning technology for recent decades. They were focusing...

2019 Gender Balance in the GIS Workforce

Is the geospatial industry slowing becoming more gender balanced? Are women progressing proportionately into senior positions? Several years ago a wrote a blog post...

Drones and Lidar – A Match Made in Cartometric Modeling Heaven

After consecutive hurricanes carved their way through the Gulf of Mexico in August and September of 2017, of paramount importance was restoring the crippled...

The Streets of Women

GeoChicas is a community of mainly Spanish-speaking women from Latin America and Spain, linked to OpenStreetMap (OSM) and related to the geo world and...

Geo-Privacy and Personal Location Information

We share our location thousands of times a day, sometimes we explicitly share with individuals, other times we share to specific platforms, and still...

What A Tiny Atlas Can Show About the State of the World during WWII

This old Atlas is basically a pure propaganda piece, both exaggerating and downplaying German power and influence in the past century.   The Taschenatlas der...

Esri and Winning

How much winning is enough? Have you been winning so much that you’re tired of winning now? I ask because last month I gave a...
Mapillary detected traffic signs in OpenStreetMap's iD Editor

More than a crowdsourced map: How OpenStreetMap is becoming a mapping standard, and why...

Standardization can have a profound effect on industries and the people they interact with. Done right, standardization can shift innovation of entire industries. Whether...

Drones and Geospatial analysis in the insurance industry

Oops, sorry about that. We are in the process of re-writing this blog and will update it asap :) In the meantime, do check...
Self-Driving Car Bandwidth

Massive Autonomous Vehicle Sensor Data – What Does It Mean?

It was reported by Ford that connected car sensors generate 25 gigabytes of data per hour, and then by the WSJ that a typical...

What is GIS: A Beginner’s Guide

As you are here I’m guessing that the term GIS has popped up at work. Maybe your organization has decided to start using GIS to...

Affecting visitor experiences through Wayfinding Maps

Enter any new environment and you’re immediately faced with the question: how do I find the best way to my destination? Combining the logic...

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