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How to collect lines in the field using Mobile Data Collection app

Jun 07 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog features training center

We introduced a brand new feature in GIS Cloud Mobile Data Collection app – Line  & Polygon collection! In this post we are going to explain how to set up a line collecting project and highlight options and tools that can be useful for your field collection project.     Line collection in the field...


For Sale: Original Copy of Chicago Gangland Map

Jun 07 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  chicago crime gangsters map collecting map fairs

Much is being made of the sale by Daniel Crouch Rare Books of an original copy of a pictorial map of Prohibition-era Chicago. Published in 1931, A Map of Chicago’s Gangland from Authentic Sources featured the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre and other episodes from Chicago’s gang wars and numerous other scenes of rum-running, police corruption … Continue reading "For Sale: Original Copy of Chicago Gangland Map"


Distributed Collaboration Released!

Jun 07 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  administration arcgis enterprise arcgis online data management distributed collaboration

Distributed collaboration is now available for all users with ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5.1 and up.


Boundless Ventures Offline with the Offline Tile Server

Jun 06 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  aircraft tracking airports analytics asset management big data

Anthony Calamito, chief geospatial officer at Boundless talked about the Boundless Offline Tile Server that delivers rapid access to basemaps around the world, drilling down to the street and building level, to professionals who can’t rely on internet connectivity out in the field. Many professionals in the areas of military field operations, disaster response, natural […]


Co-designing the Citizen Science Global Partnership

Jun 06 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay's personal blog under tags  citizen science conference csgp ecsa environmental information

The workshop on the Citizen Science Global Partnership (CSGP) – the workshop included people from US, Brazil, Equador, Australia, UK, France, Switzerland, Germany, and Austria, as well as UNESCO. A range of interests in terms of citizen science activities – from health to ecological observations. Martin Brocklehurst summarised where we are – in the UNEA3: there … Continue reading Co-designing the Citizen Science Global Partnership


Day 1 SPAR 3D 2018

Jun 06 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  aec next artifical perception artificial intelligence autonomous vehicles bp

Lights, action, camera and with that SPAR 3D 2018 and AEC Next were launched. The Anaheim Convention Center is a very nice venue. Lisa Murray welcomed the standing room only audience by noting that this was the 15th year for … Continue reading

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European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) 2018 Conference – day 2: Beyond the deficit model, inclusiveness, libraries, and

Jun 05 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay's personal blog under tags  #ecsa2018 citizen science conference crowdsourcing environmental information

The second and last day of the conference (day 1 is covered here) started early, with a keynote: “Science society continuum: From ‘deficit model’ to social demand on research – the reform of science in progress” Lionel Larqué, FR – [physicist and head the collaboration of education, civil society organisations, and science. Influenced partnerships between science … Continue reading European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) 2018 Conference – day 2: Beyond the deficit model, inclusiveness, libraries, and


Rocking Gradients in Pro Layouts

Jun 05 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  cartography how to? mapping and visualization

Leverage that fade for all sorts of cartographic smoothness.


Automating utility network functions using command line

Jun 05 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  administration arcgis utility network management extension automation network administration rest api

While ArcGIS Pro is the primary smart client for the utility network, the REST API endpoints can also be used in tools for administration tasks.


Journal of a BCIT Student: My GIS Practicum at Safe Software

Jun 05 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about fme careers fme server hr recruiting

Each year, Safe Software offers practicum positions to BCIT students in the GIS program. I was lucky to be chosen for a position on the FME Server Experts Team. My goal was to create a new training course for the FME Server REST API. See also: 10 things you (probably) didn’t know the FME Server […]

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