According to the PBS documentary, “The Human Face of Big Data,” we now create as much data every two days as the world generated from its inception through 2003
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Not long ago, I talked here about UAV Cloud Data: we are generating a ton of location data, and need some effective way to store it on the cloud. Two things have to be considered: it needs to be secure, so it cannot be accessed by just anyone, but it also needs to be available […]
As GIS Users we know GIS has amazing power. I have written about how it has the ability to enhance marketing efforts, do good things for the environment by helping us track light pollution, and even use the past to inform the present.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) that can film extended flights and gather data in 4K Video, LiDAR, or using other sensors create a huge cloud data storage issue. Since the data may reveal sensitive information about key property, progress, or infrastructure, how will you ensure data security and integrity? One of the key components of any […]
There are two kinds of people – those who deal with their assignments almost automatically, thus getting their work done without even making an effort, and those who perceive every intellectual challenge as an obstacle impossible to pass, thus wasting their time circling around in vain. At certain points in our lives, we’ve all been […]
In the uncertain times following this election, one thing is for sure. Things will change over the next few years with a Republican president bent on change and a congress likely to cooperate with him.
Essentially, utility supervisors in local government positions have 5 daily objectives:
I fell into being a GeoGeek accidentally. Like many experiences I had in college, I never intended to be a GIS professional. I wrote technical reports, loved maps, and wanted a way to integrate them into my reports, so I took a course from ESRI online. Then another, and another, and so on. I was […]
Some NFL television ratings have been suffering and for a number of reasons this season, and while it seems like a perfect storm, the week 6 tie between the Seahawks and the Cardinals on Sunday night saw a resurgence that says all hope may not be lost for the league and its advertisers.
There are a variety of tools for creating online maps, but many are impractical, requiring you either to enter numerous points by hand, to structure and import data in a specific format, to learn an expensive or cumbersome tool, or to be a programmer.