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Digital Map Restoration

Mar 31 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  antique maps conservation

To be honest, when I think of map restoration I think of the painstaking work of preserving and repairing damaged old maps; the Chimney Map is only one such example. What ABC News (Australia) describes in this profile of photographer Tony Sheffield is more like digital retouching: scanning in an original and correcting it in Photoshop. It gives … Continue reading "Digital Map Restoration"


Introducing Ms. PAC-Maps

Mar 31 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  maps

Starting now until April 4, you can chomp fruit, avoid ghosts, and collect PAC-Dots along city streets in Google Maps worldwide—all as Ms. PAC-Maps. Just tap on the Ms. PAC-Maps icon on iOS and Android, or click the Ms. PAC-Maps button at the bottom left on desktop, to enter the maze and start chompin’. Sign in to save your top score on the leaderboard and share with friends.

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Introducing Ms. PAC-Maps

Mar 31 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  maps

Starting now until April 4, you can chomp fruit, avoid ghosts, and collect PAC-Dots along city streets in Google Maps worldwide—all as Ms. PAC-Maps. Just tap on the Ms. PAC-Maps icon on iOS and Android, or click the Ms. PAC-Maps button at the bottom left on desktop, to enter the maze and start chompin’. Sign in to save your top score on the leaderboard and share with friends.

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Introducing Ms. PAC-Maps

Mar 31 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  maps

Starting now until April 4, you can chomp fruit, avoid ghosts, and collect PAC-Dots along city streets in Google Maps worldwide—all as Ms. PAC-Maps. Just tap on the Ms. PAC-Maps icon on iOS and Android, or click the Ms. PAC-Maps button at the bottom left on desktop, to enter the maze and start chompin’. Sign in to save your top score on the leaderboard and share with friends.

MsPacMapsGIF


Introducing Ms. PAC-Maps

Mar 31 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  maps

Starting now until April 4, you can chomp fruit, avoid ghosts, and collect PAC-Dots along city streets in Google Maps worldwide—all as Ms. PAC-Maps. Just tap on the Ms. PAC-Maps icon on iOS and Android, or click the Ms. PAC-Maps button at the bottom left on desktop, to enter the maze and start chompin’. Sign in to save your top score on the leaderboard and share with friends.

MsPacMapsGIF


Announcement: Enforcing a New FME Workbench Auto-Layout

Mar 31 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about fme fme desktop

By now you’ve heard a lot about the new connection styles available in FME 2017.0. Before this release, workspace connection lines were straight. Now they can also be curvy or squared. Starting tomorrow, we’re throwing all of this away in favour of a new, physics-inspired auto-layout. This style will be rolled out tomorrow and enforced […]

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SPAR 3D 2017

Mar 31 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  uncategorized

SPAR 3D 2017 is just a few days away. Monday will feature a pre-conference workshop offered by Trimble as well as product previews by the exhibitors. Allen Nobles will present on the upcoming change to the National Datum that is … Continue reading

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New Update from CloudCities

Mar 30 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  3d cities 3d designs aec analytics asset management

CloudCities announced an update to their cloud platform for building insights that adds procedural terrains and advanced search features. CloudCities for AEC professionals and their clients highly simplifies the process of creating 3D plans and combining them with data. The new version makes it possible to immerse the models in beautiful terrains that load quickly and […]


3 Big GIS Mistakes: Mind the Gap

Mar 30 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  gis

We learn from our mistakes. Oh so true. As we, as a company, work with customers and those looking for GIS help, we see certain patterns repeat themselves. Below we discuss 3 of these more common patterns: mistakes you can avoid. 3 Big GIS Mistakes: Mind the Gap Mistake 1 – Getting stuck on the technology […]

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More Book Reviews

Mar 30 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  antique maps books

Last December Atlas Obscura reviewed Treasures of the Map Room (Bodleian, September 2016), a book that presents maps from Oxford’s Bodleian Library; I also reviewed it in December. [WMS] Britain’s Tudor Maps (Batsford, October 2016), a collection of maps from John Speed’s 1611 Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, was reviewed recently in Geographical magazine.