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French politician wants to tackle rodent infestation with real-time ‘rat map’

Jun 18 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  awesome maps maps paris

So, this is a map you don’t expect to see every day. Riddled with tiny rat icons, what you see above is a catalogue of Parisians reporting rat sightings in the 17th Arrondissement of the French capital. The brainchild of Geoffroy Boulard, the head of the municipal council of the 17th Arrondissement, ‘Report a Rat’ […]

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William Reese, 1955-2018

Jun 18 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  map collecting map dealers obituaries

New Haven rare book dealer William Reese died earlier this month at the age of 62; he’d been suffering from prostate cancer. Reese, who founded his eponymous company in 1975, is a familiar name to map collectors; both his first significant sale and his last sale, according to the New York Times obituary, were cartographic in nature. [Tony Campbell] … Continue reading "William Reese, 1955-2018"


The Digital Twin

Jun 18 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling artificial intelligence augmented reality construction data

One term that I heard a couple of times last week at SPAR 3D/AEC Next which I was not familiar with was “digital twin”. It wasn’t too hard to get the idea from the context of the usage, but I … Continue reading

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Meet Awesome Maps – the startup that is bringing the awesome back to maps! #TheNextGeo

Jun 17 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  awesome maps the next geo

In an age where maps are almost always digital and are designed to highlight places of interest rather than to look like a work of art, it is hard to find maps that stand out and remind us of the awesomeness of cartography. So naturally when you read about a startup called Awesome Maps with the […]

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TRB AFB 80 Summer Meeting

Jun 16 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling afb 80 airborne lidar artificial intelligence augmented reality

The Transportation Research Board’s AFB 80 Geospatial Data Acquisition Technologies in Design and Construction Standing Committee is holding its summer meeting July 22 – 25, 2018 in Sacramento, CA. The event will be held at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel. Advance … Continue reading

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Content Categories Four Ways: An Introduction to Organizing and Finding Content by Theme

Jun 15 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  administration content content categories data management gallery

Get familiar with content categories by reviewing common content categorization examples. Add categories and find the content you are looking for


Firefly Basemap Imagery Lanuched!

Jun 15 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  basemap cartography firefly imagery mapping and visualization

The smoldering dark desaturated imagery basemap you've grown to love. It's ready for you. And you for it.


Firefly Basemap Imagery Launched!

Jun 15 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  basemap cartography firefly imagery mapping and visualization

The smoldering dark desaturated imagery basemap you've grown to love. It's ready for you. And you for it.


BIM for Infrastructure Webinar Next Week

Jun 15 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling bim construction education government

The Highway Engineering Exchange Program (HEEP) would like to announce an exciting new twist to IHEEP that we have organized as part of the 2018 event. In coordination with our partners on this effort, we extend an invitation to the … Continue reading

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This drone software lets you generate live thermal maps without Internet

Jun 15 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  drone mapping dronedeploy drones

We have always maintained that DroneDeploy is one of the best mapping software out there. It’s the only drone mapping solution that lets you create drone maps in the field instantly. You don’t have to upload the images anywhere, or even have access to the Internet. The map gets stitched on your mobile screen in […]

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French politician wants to tackle rodent infestation with real-time ‘rat map’

Jun 18 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  awesome maps maps paris

So, this is a map you don’t expect to see every day. Riddled with tiny rat icons, what you see above is a catalogue of Parisians reporting rat sightings in the 17th Arrondissement of the French capital. The brainchild of Geoffroy Boulard, the head of the municipal council of the 17th Arrondissement, ‘Report a Rat’ […]

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William Reese, 1955-2018

Jun 18 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  map collecting map dealers obituaries

New Haven rare book dealer William Reese died earlier this month at the age of 62; he’d been suffering from prostate cancer. Reese, who founded his eponymous company in 1975, is a familiar name to map collectors; both his first significant sale and his last sale, according to the New York Times obituary, were cartographic in nature. [Tony Campbell] … Continue reading "William Reese, 1955-2018"


The Digital Twin

Jun 18 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling artificial intelligence augmented reality construction data

One term that I heard a couple of times last week at SPAR 3D/AEC Next which I was not familiar with was “digital twin”. It wasn’t too hard to get the idea from the context of the usage, but I … Continue reading

The post The Digital Twin appeared first on In The Scan.


Meet Awesome Maps – the startup that is bringing the awesome back to maps! #TheNextGeo

Jun 17 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  awesome maps the next geo

In an age where maps are almost always digital and are designed to highlight places of interest rather than to look like a work of art, it is hard to find maps that stand out and remind us of the awesomeness of cartography. So naturally when you read about a startup called Awesome Maps with the […]

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TRB AFB 80 Summer Meeting

Jun 16 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling afb 80 airborne lidar artificial intelligence augmented reality

The Transportation Research Board’s AFB 80 Geospatial Data Acquisition Technologies in Design and Construction Standing Committee is holding its summer meeting July 22 – 25, 2018 in Sacramento, CA. The event will be held at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel. Advance … Continue reading

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