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2016: Through the Lens of GIS

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  big data climate change cloud data developers

Reviewing 2016 through the lens of GIS, there has definitely been a lot of growth in certain areas. While we have had the cloud on our list of important technologies for a few years now, it is gaining more traction as more organizations take advantage of its fluidity, ability to house big data and allow teams […]


2016: Through the Lens of GIS

Dec 14 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  big data climate change cloud data developers

Reviewing 2016 through the lens of GIS, there has definitely been a lot of growth in certain areas. While we have had the cloud on our list of important technologies for a few years now, it is gaining more traction as more organizations take advantage of its fluidity, ability to house big data and allow teams […]


Overview of how the FME Cloud team are leveraging NGINX with FME Server to deliver enhanced performance

Dec 13 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  fme cloud nginx

All new FME Server 2017.0+ and 2016.1.3 instances are now running behind a NGINX reverse proxy in FME Cloud. As a developer on the Cloud team, this is something I have been hoping to achieve for a while and with 2016.1.3+ all the pieces are finally in place so we can make this happen. In […]

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Thank you for a fantastic year 1 for ArcGIS Earth

Dec 13 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d 3d gis 3d visualization apps arcgis

It has been just under a year since ArcGIS Earth launched. The new app from Esri is already one of our most popular downloads ever. ArcGIS Earth is an interactive globe viewer that allows users to navigate and explore any … Continue reading


Esri Wins Big at IMIA Americas Conference Map Awards

Dec 13 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  apps arcgis esri industry focus technology

By Mark Cygan – Industry Manager, Mapping, Statistics and Imagery at Esri, and David Watkins – ArcGIS Desktop Product Manager At the International Map Industry Association (IMIA) Americas Conference this year, Esri took home three awards for its entry ArcGIS … Continue reading


NOAA’s White Christmas

Dec 13 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  noaa snow usa weather and climate winter

NOAA maps the probability of a white Christmas across the lower 48 states: the interactive version includes clickable locations. While the map shows the historical probability that a snow depth of at least one inch will be observed on December 25, the actual conditions in any year may vary widely from these because the weather patterns … Continue reading "NOAA’s White Christmas"


Behind the Scenes of the Washington Post’s Six Maps

Dec 13 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  cartography map design

Remember the Washington Post’s six maps of America’s infrastructure from earlier this month? Post graphics reporter Tim Meko takes us behind the scenes, discussing the design inspirations, data sources, and methodology behind the maps. Previously: ‘The Massive Scope of America’s Infrastructure’.


Booking fitness classes just got a whole lot easier

Dec 13 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  maps search

After a holiday season full of delightful indulging, millions of people make an optimistic New Year’s resolution to stay fit or lose the extra pounds they put on from those festive parties and family get-togethers. To help, starting today we’re piloting a new way to easily book fitness and wellness classes. Reserve with Google will be available in Los Angeles, New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, to make keeping up with your resolutions easier than ever.

To book a fitness class, visit the Reserve with Google site on desktop or mobile web. There you can search for fitness studios near you, get great recommendations for fun new classes, or book a spot in the session you already know and love.

How it Works

Over the coming days, you’ll be able to do this right from Google Maps and Google Search, as well.

Reserve with Google Google Maps on desktop
Reserve with Google on Mobile Search

Reserve with Google is possible through deep partnerships with top scheduling providers you may already use, including MINDBODY, Full Slate, Front Desk, Appointy — and we’ll be adding more, like zingFit, MyTime, and Genbook soon.

So pull out your yoga mat, dust off your running shoes, and fill up that water bottle. Reserve with Google will help make completing your New Year’s resolution as easy as click, click, booked.


Booking fitness classes just got a whole lot easier

Dec 13 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  maps search

After a holiday season full of delightful indulging, millions of people make an optimistic New Year’s resolution to stay fit or lose the extra pounds they put on from those festive parties and family get-togethers. To help, starting today we’re piloting a new way to easily book fitness and wellness classes. Reserve with Google will be available in Los Angeles, New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, to make keeping up with your resolutions easier than ever.

To book a fitness class, visit the Reserve with Google site on desktop or mobile web. There you can search for fitness studios near you, get great recommendations for fun new classes, or book a spot in the session you already know and love.

How it Works

Over the coming days, you’ll be able to do this right from Google Maps and Google Search, as well.

Reserve with Google Google Maps on desktop
Reserve with Google on Mobile Search

Reserve with Google is possible through deep partnerships with top scheduling providers you may already use, including MINDBODY, Full Slate, Front Desk, Appointy — and we’ll be adding more, like zingFit, MyTime, and Genbook soon.

So pull out your yoga mat, dust off your running shoes, and fill up that water bottle. Reserve with Google will help make completing your New Year’s resolution as easy as click, click, booked.


Booking fitness classes just got a whole lot easier

Dec 13 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  maps search

After a holiday season full of delightful indulging, millions of people make an optimistic New Year’s resolution to stay fit or lose the extra pounds they put on from those festive parties and family get-togethers. To help, starting today we’re piloting a new way to easily book fitness and wellness classes. Reserve with Google will be available in Los Angeles, New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, to make keeping up with your resolutions easier than ever.

To book a fitness class, visit the Reserve with Google site on desktop or mobile web. There you can search for fitness studios near you, get great recommendations for fun new classes, or book a spot in the session you already know and love.

How it Works

Over the coming days, you’ll be able to do this right from Google Maps and Google Search, as well.

Reserve with Google Google Maps on desktop
Reserve with Google on Mobile Search

Reserve with Google is possible through deep partnerships with top scheduling providers you may already use, including MINDBODY, Full Slate, Front Desk, Appointy — and we’ll be adding more, like zingFit, MyTime, and Genbook soon.

So pull out your yoga mat, dust off your running shoes, and fill up that water bottle. Reserve with Google will help make completing your New Year’s resolution as easy as click, click, booked.