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Ms. Pac-Maps

Apr 01 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  android april fool games google google maps

Google tends to release wacky things around April 1st, as well as some more serious things (like Gmail). Ms. Pac-Maps is one of the former, and the latest strange thing to be added to Google Maps around this time. In the same vein as the Google Maps Pac-Man feature from 2015, it enables you to play Ms. Pac-Man on the … Continue reading "Ms. Pac-Maps"


Why Location Strategy Matters for Utilities

Mar 31 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  uncategorized

We have a burglar who visits our house regularly. Unlike most burglars, he or she only steals small, mostly unimportant items. Aside from an occasional sock, the stolen goods are almost always tools that I use around the house. I … Continue reading


Mapping Great Lakes Pollution

Mar 31 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  canada environment great lakes pollution usa

President Trump’s budget proposes eliminating the EPA’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. That fact is no doubt what’s behind two publications posting maps earlier this month, only a couple of days apart, showing the environmental stresses on the Great Lakes basin. Canadian Geographic reposted a map from their July/August 2013 issue: And the Washington Post included the following map in … Continue reading "Mapping Great Lakes Pollution"


Scanning the Miranda Map

Mar 31 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  1700s antique maps

Speaking of scanning old maps. The State Library of New South Wales, Australia is scanning its copy of Jozeph da Costa e Miranda’s 1706 world map with a state-of-the-art high resolution scanner. This digitisation process combines high resolution scanning, up to 1200 dpi, with precise lighting technique and incredibly accurate colour rendition. This process is ideal for scanning … Continue reading "Scanning the Miranda Map"


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.

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


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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