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 […]
Mapping Reform: Where are Things Likely to Change?
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.
Feature – GIS and the NFL: Sustainability and Millennial Fans
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.
Social Media is an Increasingly Important Part of Webmaps, Data Analysis, Analytics and Visualizations
By searching public posts, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency fulfills its duty to provide decision-makers with past, present and future insights into locations during a global emergency. The NGA isn’t the only agency augmenting their data analysis efforts, analysis and mapping with the inclusion of public social media feeds. There are many ways that real-time public […]
Twitter feed and map provide real-time water, weather and flood forecasting for Texas
(via the USGS) Flood Preparedness – There’s a New USGS Map (or App) for That — An innovative Twitter feed and map provide real-time water, weather and flood forecasting for Texas.
Hardware Spotlight – HP Z240 SFF Turbo Workstation
A quick look at this powerful workstation from HP… The HP Z240 entry level workstation (think small business, contractor, home business etc…) small in size and price, BIG on performance and functionality!
Mapping Water Use: Landsat and America’s Water Resources
As droughts rage and aquifers dwindle, people may wonder: Is there enough water to meet all our needs? Landsat satellites are helping to answer that question
Opportunity – Promote your Company’s ESRIUC Week Activities with GISuser
Are you interested in spreading the word about what you have planned during ESRIUC conference week? We’d like to help get your message out there. You’ve spend loads of time planning for the conference, you have events, activities, presentations, contests, and social activities planned. Now you need to get word out – That’s where we’d […]
Reading – Reduce Your Open Source Security Risk
Reduce Your Open Source Security Risk: Strategies, Tactics, and Tools