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FME Cloud Pricing Change

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about fme fme cloud pricing uncategorized

Overview The pricing on FME Cloud is changing. The annual and hourly rates for instances remain the same, the changes are related to the additional storage and transfer costs. As of the 1st of January on all new instances launched: There will be almost a 50% reduction in the price of data storage, down to $0.12 […]

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This awesome map shows a commuter flow in the US

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  maps

Over 130 million people in the US commute everyday. 50% of them travel 11 miles or more. A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Sheffield looked closer into the commuting patterns and came up with this amazing map: It shows what are the commuting ranges of the largest cities in the US. […]

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Play Pokémon Go while enjoying your cup of coffee at Starbucks

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  location-based marketing

Since the release of Pokémon Go, Niantic – the company behind it – is the undisputed leader of location-based gaming. Despite the drop of the hype, many companies still see a marketing potential in this geo-augmented technology that within a few weeks gathered a community of millions players around the world. It was a brilliant strategy to promote particular […]

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Authentication with ArcGIS Android 100.0.0 Part 1

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  android arcgis android arcgis runtime sdk for android developer mobile

There are some new developer patterns with the recent release of ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android v100.0.0 including authentication against all security types that the ArcGIS platform supports. In this post I will discuss using the new DefaultAuthenticationChallengeHandler class to authenticate … Continue reading


Embracing Data for a More Efficient Government

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  air d2d data 2 decision data analytics data driven

By Robin Thottungal Innovators across the federal government are leveraging the power of data to address some of our most complex national challenges. Data allow us to discover patterns, connect the dots and identify opportunities for innovation. Data should not be buried in spreadsheets, filing cabinets and static reports; they should be accessible at the(...)


Manteniendo nuestras comunidades seguras de los envenenamientos por pesticidas

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  certificación especializada edad minima de 18 años español mantenimiento de expedientes plaguicidas de uso restringido

Por Jim Jones Quizás se acuerden de escuchar la trágica noticia en el 2016 acerca de una familia de Delaware que estaba de vacaciones en las Islas Vírgenes estadounidenses y sus vidas cambiaron para siempre cuando se envenenaron por un fumigante aplicado ilegalmente en un complejo de edificios para alquiler. …O el niño de la(...)


Keeping Our Communities Safe from Pesticide Poisonings

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  epa connect fumigant pesticide poisoning pesticides

By Jim Jones You might remember hearing the tragic news in 2015 about a Delaware family vacationing in the U.S. Virgin Islands that had their lives changed forever when they were poisoned by a fumigant illegally applied in their rental complex. … Or the Florida boy in 2016 who suffered brain damage after his home(...)


What’s New in the Business Analyst Web App

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps bao bao-only business analyst business analyst online

The December release of the Business Analyst (BA) web app is more powerful than ever before. This release includes several exciting features requested by our users including new analytical capabilities, graphical ways of representing market insight, using your own data, and … Continue reading


Community Voices: building the capacity of those at the forefront of change

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  environmental justice in action

About the Author: Joan Vanhala works for the Hennepin County government and was recently was selected as a member of the Environmental Justice Advisory Group of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. She has previously worked as a Coalition Organizer at the Alliance for Metropolitan Stability. When working to promote environmental justice, there is one expert(...)


Cornerstone Report Released

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling business development certifications education the industry

The USIBD has just released their latest Cornerstone Report on the state of the Building Documentation industry.   This issue takes a look at some of the broader aspects of Building Documentation such as; what are the most common tools … Continue reading

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