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European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) 2018 conference – day 1: keynotes, education, and national & international programmes

Jun 04 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay's personal blog under tags  #ecsa2018 citizen science conference crowdsourcing ecsa

Notes from the European Citizen Science Association Conference in Geneva, 4-5 June. Welcome to the conference! Katrin Vohland, ECSA Vice Chair, (DE) – conferences started from volunteering by Science et Cité two years ago. ECSA has been growing through participation in projects, and this allows ECSA to do things such as the conference and other … Continue reading European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) 2018 conference – day 1: keynotes, education, and national & international programmes


3 Great Takeaways from the 2018 Esri Water Spring User Group Meetings

Jun 04 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  water water utilities

Use Web GIS to Improve Your Data, and Leverage that Data in Advanced Analytics and the New Utility Network Management Extension


Meet Argis – the startup that is bringing GIS data into the three-dimensional world #TheNextGeo

Jun 04 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  augmented reality esri startup program gis start-ups startups

The world is not flat, so why should our maps be in 2D? When you think 3D maps, Augmented reality comes to mind. Augmented reality and maps have been in the news recently with Google announcing AR will be coming to Street view and Mapbox (and Google) announcing SDKs for AR and Location-based gaming. If […]

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Third-Party Map Apps Coming to CarPlay in iOS 12

Jun 04 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  apple apple maps carplay driving directions google maps

As of iOS 12, coming later this year, CarPlay will support third-party map applications like Google Maps and Waze, Apple announced during its WWDC keynote earlier today: AppleInsider, Engadget, The Verge. Up until now the only maps available via CarPlay were Apple’s own; drivers who would rather use something else—and I know lots of them … Continue reading "Third-Party Map Apps Coming to CarPlay in iOS 12"


Experience 3D GIS at the 2018 Esri UC

Jun 04 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d 3d gis cityengine esri uc 2018 geodesign

Connect with 3D GIS experts to learn about the latest 3D GIS software @ the 2018 Esri UC next month in San Diego.


Michigan’s budding renewable clean energy sector has room to grow

Jun 04 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles data and analysis efficiency energy generation

By Vivian Underhill, Data and GIS Intern; and Kyle Ferrar, Western Program Coordinator, FracTracker Alliance California and New York are not the only states supporting the transition from harmful fossil fuels such as natural gas to more sustainable and less polluting clean, renewable energy sources. In collaboration with Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), FracTracker has produced a […]

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SPAR 3D 2018 and AEC Next Open Tomorrow

Jun 04 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling aec next ai anaheim convention center artificial intelligence

The center of 3D innovation for the Built Environment will be in Anaheim, CA the next three days, June 5 – 7 as SPAR 3D 2018 and AEC Next take over the Anaheim Convention Center. 71 exhibitors, including 15 exhibitors … Continue reading

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Missing the Island: An Exhibition of Maps without PEI

Jun 04 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  canada exhibitions map errors pei

Prince Edward Island is to maps of Canada what New Zealand is to world maps: it’s left off them an awful lot, and the residents are sore about it. Now, CBC News reports that there’s an exhibition about it: Missing the Island, “[a] light-hearted look at a small selection of maps and graphics that have … Continue reading "Missing the Island: An Exhibition of Maps without PEI"


Original Winnie-the-Pooh Map Being Auctioned Next Month

Jun 04 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  auctions e. h. shepard maps and literature winnie-the-pooh

The original illustrated map of Winnie-the-Pooh’s Hundred Acre Wood, drawn by E. H. Shepard, is being auctioned at Sotheby’s in July. Sotheby’s press release (PDF): “Featuring on the opening end-papers of the original 1926 book, the sketch introduces readers to the delightful imagination of Christopher Robin and his woodland friends. Exactly 40 years later the … Continue reading "Original Winnie-the-Pooh Map Being Auctioned Next Month"


New FME Training Course: Build a Web Application with the REST API

Jun 04 2018 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about fme api fme cloud fme server rest api

The FME Server Experts Team is pleased to announce a new training course! Here’s your chance to create a custom web application powered by FME. This course is meant for people with little programming experience but who have a love of FME and a desire to learn more. What can I learn in this course? […]

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