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Brownfields Job Training is a Win-Win for Job Creation and Environmental Protection

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  brownfields ewdjt training unassigned

For nearly two decades, our Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training program has helped put people to work by building a skilled, local environmental workforce equipped to take advantage of the job opportunities created when cleaning up brownfields sites. The … Continue reading


Use Arcade Expressions to Map the Land to Improvement Ratios in Your Area

May 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcade arcade expressions arcgis online local government mapping

An interesting way to look at a community is to map various measures of the value of its parcels, including a measure called the improvement ratio. Many cities, but not all, tax their parcel owners based on the value of … Continue reading


Massive Autonomous Vehicle Sensor Data – What Does It Mean?

May 15 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  bandwidth guest posts hd maps maps maps for autonomous cars

It was reported by Ford that connected car sensors generate 25 gigabytes of data per hour, and then by the WSJ that a typical autonomous vehicle generates 4 terabytes of data in 90 minutes, and then by Intel of 45 terabits per hour.  All are massive numbers, but why so different?  It points to a […]

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Waymo and Lyft team up to work together on Self-driving car tech

May 15 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geo news lyft self-driving cars self driving car waymo

Waymo, Google Alphabet’s self-driving car company, is teaming up with Uber’s competitor Lyft to develop self-driving car tech. The two companies confirmed their partnership to New York Times, providing little detail regarding what exactly the partnership entails and what they will be working on. The ever-changing Self-Driving Car landscape!  Waymo and Lyft have a common competitor in Uber, and that is a […]

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Waymo vs. Uber Update

May 15 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  uncategorized

A quick update on the Waymo vs. Uber court case. Last week Uber suffered a setback in their court case when the judge referred the case to the U.S. attorney for an investigation into the possible theft of trade secrets … Continue reading

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Paid Student Internship at the Geo Business Show in London

May 15 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog events geo business show 2017 gis gis cloud

We are looking for Geography/GIS students for an internship at the Geo Business Show in London, UK, from 23rd to 24th of May, 2017.   Paid internship includes communication with the visitors and coordinating with GIS Cloud team at the event on May 23 and 24 (8-hour shifts). Interns will need to learn the basics...


New 2017 Global Internet Map by TeleGeography is amazing and now you can win it!

May 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  maps telegeography

Sometimes you need a single look to know that you want something badly. When I saw the 2017 edition of TeleGeography’s Global Internet Map, it was love at first sight. I knew that I need to have it in my maps collection! But if I want it so much, you must feel the same way! So […]

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Going, going, gone! Disneyland’s original hand-drawn map up for auction

May 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  featured maps

It was September 1953, and one of the greatest visionaries in American history was feverishly trying to turn his dream into a reality. Walt Disney knew if he wanted to secure the funds he required to build an amusement park, he would need to show his investors exactly what he planned to do with their […]

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7 things to know about the drone rules proposed by Europe

May 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  drones european union

With millions of drones already in operation in the European Union, the risk of a UAV colliding into a manned aircraft, damaging critical infrastructure, or invading a person’s privacy has become suddenly all too real.  Understandably, the civil aviation agency is working to regulate the air space by laying down rules with regards to unmanned […]

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Harness the Power of Data in Politics, Health, Finance and Navigation

May 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  analytics arcgis esri geospatial gis

Erek Dyskant, co-founder of BlueLabs, an analytics and technology company dedicated to harnessing the power of data to produce meaningful two-way engagement between people and organizations, aims to empower individuals to take steps that “make their political voice heard, improve their health, and strengthen their financial security.” As lead of the BlueLabs healthcare & public […]