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Uber & AirBnB Success is Built around …?

Mar 07 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  opinions tl;dr

Last night it struck me. A light bulb moment. I realized what Uber & AirBnB’s success is built around. I was watching my wife on her iPad, looking at where to stay in Paris, and how we might get around while in England. AirBnb and Uber were her two areas of focus. The new modern way […]

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Esri Attends UN World Data Forum to Advocate Geospatial And Statistical Data Integration

Mar 07 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  2030 agenda community development esri esri sustainable esri un world data forum

Esri participated in the first UN World Data Forum , which took place January, 15–18, 2017, in Cape Town, South Africa. This forum convened to explore innovative ways to measure global progress and inform evidence-based policy decisions on the 2030 Agenda for … Continue reading


FME 2017: User Parameters and Attribute Assignment

Mar 07 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about fme attributes fme desktop fme evangelist published parameters

The Attribute Assignment setting for new user parameters is something you might not notice... until you go to create a user parameter and wonder what it means. In short it's a new tool to control whether the end user is allowed to select an attribute for any particular user parameter.

With this you can now set up a user parameter to accept either a fixed value, an attribute, or both.

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Call for Papers in a special issue of Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation on citizen science

Mar 07 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay's personal blog under tags  citizen science conservation conservation biology diy ecology

Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation is a new open access journal, addressing the interdisciplinary field that links different aspects of remote sensing (the use of different imaging and sensing technologies) and the field of ecology and conservation. It is publishing its papers in Open Access, so the papers are free to download and share. … Continue reading Call for Papers in a special issue of Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation on citizen science


Survey123 for ArcGIS (World Wildlife Day 2017 Update)

Mar 06 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers apps arcgis online electric & gas health

. [Source: Survey123 for ArcGIS Blog in GeoNet] This is a minor maintenance update focused on the survey123 web site and our humble tribute to the World Wildlife Day.  World Wildlife Day 2017 encourages youth around the world to rally … Continue reading


You can now find King Kong’s Skull Island on Google Maps

Mar 06 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  google maps location-based marketing

Long awaited monster movie Kong: Skull Island hits theaters on March 10th, 2017.  Universal Pictures and Legendary joined forces with Google Maps team to promote the event in an interesting geo way – they’ve added the location of the King Kong’s island to Google Maps. The Skull Island is located south of the equator in the Pacific Ocean. […]

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Where Esri is heading according to Jack Dangermond

Mar 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  esri featured gis jack dangermond keynote

Each year Esri organizes a conference in Washington DC which brings thousands geo enthusiast and expert to seek the latest innovations in location analysis. It’s a great opportunity to listen to specialists and leaders like Jack Dangermond himself,  who was willing to share his thoughts about further company directions and its achievements. During his speech, […]

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ArcGIS Pro SDK at Dev Summit 2017 Update

Mar 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  .net 2017 developer summit analysis & geoprocessing arcgis pro arcgis pro sdk

The 2017 Esri Developer Summit is here!  This post is an update on ArcGIS Pro SDK offerings this year at Dev Summit.  The Desktop SDK Team has once again put together a comprehensive line-up of technical workshops to help you get … Continue reading


Toyota Unveils Advanced Safety Platform

Mar 05 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  uncategorized

The Toyota Research Institute has released its Platform 2.0 for advanced vehicle safety which supports fully autonomous driving and intelligent driver assistance. Chauffeur refers to the always deployed, fully autonomous system classified by SAE as unrestricted Level 5 autonomy and … Continue reading

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Mar 04 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d gis analysis & geoprocessing apps arcgis online comprehensive planning

What’s New in GeoPlanner for ArcGIS (March 2017 Update) GeoPlanner for ArcGIS helps planning professionals design and test scenarios in 2D and 3D. Real-time dashboards, a simple sketching environment, evaluation tools and project and data sharing allow you to visualize … Continue reading