Americans have a long love affair with aviation, so why should unmanned aviation be any different? Truth is, it probably won’t be, as tens of thousands of unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, will launch into the skies over the U.S. in the next couple of decades. What’s our history with drones, how are […]
The week’s Most popular, most talked about, most Tweeted, and most shared GeoTech GISuser stories and tech tips – Welcome.. the following are some of the top GeoTech items of interest we shared this week:
Early in 2014 in Vancouver, BC, Canada the OpenData summit took place – an event for stakeholders, individuals, government, and businesses that are interested in OpenData and OpenData related matters. During the event the organizers conducted a survey of attendees to determine what are the top opendata sets that people want. The following results were […]
The Obama Administration recently released the Third National Climate Assessment for the United States. No huge surprise here as the report confirms that climate change is affecting every region of the United States and key sectors of the U.S. economy. Obama Administration releases Third National Climate Assessment for the United States From the report… Certain […]
Here’s details of an amazing project from Cyark who are wanting to preserve a piece of American history. From the company… “we’ve launched our first ever Kickstarter campaign to fund the scanning of the 1964 World’s Fair New York State Pavilion in NYC, in partnership with University of Central Florida and the New York City […]
I’ve lived in tornado country and I know how important it is to have as much notification as possible when extreme weather is in the area.
So, you wanna grab a bite to eat. Chances are good that if you live in or near a cool, hipster filled city that a food truck may be close by. Think opportunity!
A report from the White House… “In January, you asked us to conduct a 90 – day study to examine how big data will transform the way we live and work and alter the relationships between government, citizens, businesses, and consumers.
Yes indeed, I take notice when I see maps of things I really enjoy, like beer and coffee! Enter these maps showing “walkable regions” for independent coffee shops in major Metropolitan areas like Brooklyn, Portland, and Seattle.
Sadly, another violent wildfire season may be upon us as intense weather systems and tinder dry conditions meetup. A reminder from Esri this week came my way in the form of the Esri Wildfire Public Information Map. About the service… View an interactive map of US wildfire locations, perimeters, fire potential areas, global burn areas, […]