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This startup is dissecting cellphone data to solve transportation problems

Sep 19 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  big data cellphone data location intelligence start-ups teralytics

Our cellphones generate billions of signals when we call someone, send a text, or simply browse the Internet. Telecom companies have been known to use this data to generate marketing insights and come up with targeted ads for their subscribers. But what happens when you put this data into the hands of a group of […]

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Learn spatial analysis techniques with scenario-based case studies

Sep 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis online arcgis pro arcmap case study

The Applied Analysis team has been hard at work developing scenario-based, cross platform exercises to help you learn spatial analysis techniques for solving your real-world problems.  Each case study includes data and step by step workflows for multiple ArcGIS applications, … Continue reading


360 Degree Solid State Lidar

Sep 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  uncategorized

There’s another new player in the autonomous vehicle market and they have an  impressive sounding sensor technology. AEye is the first to announce a commercial solid state lidar system capable of 360° coverage and real-time software configurability – key milestones … Continue reading

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How to add a list to a Cascade story map

Sep 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online story map cascade story maps

Several story map authors have requested that Cascade builder support the creation of lists. While the team is still looking to add this to a future release, you may be interested to know that you can already add lists to … Continue reading


FME Behind the Scenes: L10n and Learning Curves

Sep 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about fme coders on couches con terra l10n localization

When designing and developing technical software, it’s vital to put effort into minimizing the learning curve. For FME, we try to remove as many barriers as possible for the user. Some steps in the learning process can’t be removed, but we can certainly help with language and regional complexities. That’s where localization comes in. Localization, […]

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New Member Joins GIS Cloud Team: Welcome Mario

Sep 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog careers people team

We are happy to announce that a new team member, Mario Brkić, has joined GIS Cloud.   Mario has been excited about computers and technology since childhood, working in BASIC on an old Schneider CPC 464 while he was still in elementary school. Mario’s passion for computers and software development followed him throughout his education,...


Satellite images reveal the scale of devastation of Hurricane Irma

Sep 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  remote sensing

Last week Digital Globe published a series of striking satellite images taken before and after Hurricane Irma. It shows a terrible scale of destruction caused by one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean. The imagery has been provided for a few affected areas but lets us see the scale of […]

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Changing departments – the pros and cons of being away from home discipline(s)

Sep 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay's personal blog under tags  academia and business academic career citizen science engineering extreme citizen science

Last weekend, I updated my Linkedin page to indicate that I’ve now completed the move between departments at UCL – from the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geomatic Engineering to the Department of Geography. It’s not just me – the Extreme Citizen Science group will be now based at the Department of Geography. With this move, … Continue reading Changing departments – the pros and cons of being away from home discipline(s)


Google Earth VR gets Street View imagery upgrade

Sep 16 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geo news google earth street view

Google gave us the best use case for virtual reality by quietly putting the whole world within our reach with its Google Earth VR platform last year. The technology let you walk around your favorite cities or ‘teleport’ to the top of a mountain range in a jiffy, soaring through the sky like a bird! […]

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Give Your Analyses R Advantage

Sep 15 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis pro arcmap defense developer

The R-ArcGIS bridge was recently featured in the live training seminar, Go Deeper with Data Analytics Using ArcGIS Pro and R. The topics covered included, how to easily transfer data between ArcGIS Pro and R, an open-source programming language for statistical analysis, and … Continue reading