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Caren Cooper’s Citizen Science: How Ordinary People are Changing the Face of Discovery

Oct 19 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay's personal blog under tags  book book review citizen science openstreetmap vgi

Today, Caren Cooper new book Citizen Science: How Ordinary People are Changing the Face of Discovery is going on sale in the UK. The book has been out in the USA for about a year, and it is a good point to review it. The library of citizen science books is growing – there are the more … Continue reading Caren Cooper’s Citizen Science: How Ordinary People are Changing the Face of Discovery


Google Maps is taking you to space to explore planets, moons

Oct 19 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geo news google maps

In case you have gotten bored of exploring the Earth on Google Maps (or not), you can now hop over to a bunch of distant planets and moons instead and check out the universe in all its glory. All you’ve got to do is visit Google Maps in terrain view and zoom out until you’re […]

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ArcGIS Pro Tips: This Might Just Be Your Favorite Tip Ever

Oct 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis desktop arcgis pro content management editing favorites

Favorites! (Pun intended.) The ability to save and reuse project connections in ArcGIS Pro was added at version 2.0, and it’s called Favorites for a reason. Long gone are the days of recreating folder, database, and server connections when you … Continue reading


GM Acquires Lidar Company

Oct 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  autonomous vehicles business development consumer

General Motors Co recently announced it acquired LIDAR technology company Strobe, Inc. As part of the deal, Strobe’s engineering talent joins GM’s Cruise Automation team to define and develop next-generation LIDAR solutions for self-driving vehicles. “Strobe’s LIDAR technology will significantly … Continue reading

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Unwinding the Clock: Visualizing Time with Arcade

Oct 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers apps arcade arcade expression arcgis api for javascript

Recording times and dates can be invaluable during the data collection phase of a project. Date data help us answer questions like, “When did this incident occur?”, “How long did it take to accomplish task A?”, or “What assets are … Continue reading


ArcGIS Pro SDK 2.1 Beta and New Resources Available

Oct 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing app developers apps arcgis pro arcgis pro sdk

The ArcGIS Pro 2.1 Beta is now available, and with it are new SDK updates. At Pro 2.1, there are some significant enhancements to the Pro SDK, most notably new API namespaces for Annotation, Layout and the Utility Network.  We’ll … Continue reading


Google Maps Abandons Experimental Calorie Counter

Oct 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  exercise google maps ios iphone mobile

An experimental feature in the iPhone version of Google Maps that measured the calories burned (and equivalent in mini-cupcakes) when walking a route instead has been pulled due to complaints, TechCrunch reports: the feature couldn’t be disabled, the calorie counts were vague and unhelpful, and it could be actively harmful to users with eating disorders. … Continue reading "Google Maps Abandons Experimental Calorie Counter"


How digital maps drove $1.2 trillion in business sales last year

Oct 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geo business

So, you read the title and got yourself thinking: Wait, digital maps were responsible for $1.2 trillion in business sales last year? Where is this figure coming from? Basically, it’s from a study that Google got conducted. We know what kind of revenue core geospatial industries are generating from the sale of satellite images and […]

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Collector for ArcGIS v17.0.3 (Android)

Oct 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis enterprise arcgis online collector collector for arcgis

Tonight we are pleased to announce the release of Collector for ArcGIS v17.0.3 on the Android platform. Read more in our GeoNet post. With this update, Collector now supports integration with Trimble Catalyst. With Catalyst, Collector now has high accuracy GNSS … Continue reading


Mapping the Northern California Wildfires

Oct 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  california disasters fires satellite imagery weather and climate

Maps and satellite imagery of the wildfires in Northern California include the San Francisco Chronicle’s interactive map; Robin Kraft’s interactive map  showing satellite imagery from before and after the fire; this New York Times page mapping building damage in Santa Rosa; the Washington Post’s coverage of the devastation; and NASA Earth Observatory’s images of the smoke … Continue reading "Mapping the Northern California Wildfires"


Strategies to Effectively Display Large Amounts of Data in Web Apps

Oct 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  1000 feature aggregate albus dumbledore arcgis online cluster

In the blog, “A Technical Approach to Large Feature Datasets”, we demonstrated methods to display large amounts of data quickly and without layer drawing errors. Although tools are available to draw a bazillion features quickly on the web, does showing … Continue reading


Velodyne Quadruples Production

Oct 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  autonomous vehicles consumer sensors

While many of the autonomous vehicle, lidar start-ups are still in the R&D stage Velodyne is delivering on its promise to significantly ramp up production of their proven lidar sensor technology. “Velodyne leads the market in real-time 3D LiDAR systems … Continue reading

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Sign Up for the ArcGIS Pro 2.1 Beta 1: Test the next version of ArcGIS Pro

Oct 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis pro

ArcGIS Pro 2.1, the next release of Esri’s flagship 64-bit desktop GIS application, is only a few months away. ArcGIS Pro 2.1 continues Esri’s mission to provide new and user-requested functionality, the latest innovations for working with 2D and 3D … Continue reading


Hello Intern 4

Oct 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at odoenet under tags  intern javascript tdd typescript

I’ve talked about using Intern before for testing your ArcGIS API for JavaScript applications. Well, there is a new version of Intern out now that I’ve been integrating into my development lately and it was officially released last week. It simplifies some of the configuration for running tests and makes it much easier to run...

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Ancient Maps and the Ancient Psyche

Oct 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  1000s antique maps arabic cartography bodleian history of cartography

Maps are artifacts of the era in which they were created: they reflect not only what people knew about the world, but how they saw it. That’s the thrust of Amelia Soth’s article for JSTOR Daily about The Book of Curiosities of the Sciences, and Marvels for the Eyes, a Fatimid-era cosmography compiled in Egypt in the … Continue reading "Ancient Maps and the Ancient Psyche"



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