5 Things On Friday #4

A developer opportunity from the USGS…

The USGS Wants You! An interesting effort and competition from the USGS as they issue a call to developers in a search for hackers, mashup artists, devs, geogeeks and others to help in App-lifying and Enhancing USGS Earth Science Data. The USGS is seeking help via this platform from many of the Nation’s premier app developers and data visualization specialists in developing new visualizations and applications for datasets.

Mapping the Flu…

Esri Flu Impact Map – See which populations are most at-risk from the 2013 flu outbreak. Crowdsourced flu reports by ZIP Code courtesy of FluNearYou.org. Select a vulnerable population using the tabs and click any state or county to view demographic information from Esri. 

Android Mobile Tips…

Android-powered SuperSurv for Field Data Collection – The newest SuperSurv 3.1 optimizes editing functions and layer management to provide more user-friendly manipulations. The new functions of editing include feature rotation, snapping and so forth, assisting users in editing feature on mobile devices more effectively and precisely  

Careers…

TomTom GLobal Graduate Program – Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding career in a fast-paced, international, consumer-driven organization? TomTom international is looking for recently graduated Masters and PhD students for our TomTom Global Graduate Program!  

The Company formerly named RIM

A big week for Blackberry enthusiasts and the BB10 launch event (I’m still not holding my breath on this actually reviving the ailing smartphone maker!) The company has unveiled the latest platform and some new devices to tease you with… hey, they’ve even announced that Alicia Keys is the official “Creative Director” for Blackberry – whatever that means!  It looks like the UK will get the device first, followed by Canada etc… personally I’d rather see a Global roll out at the same time and in all honesty, teasing markets like this really does p&ss off users but it seems to be a common strategy. RIM has lost loads of marketshare over the years and winning these customers back is going to be a giant task for them. 

 

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