Cool GIS related jobs

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MSN Lifestyle for Men has an interesting interview and picture of a “high tech rancher” who uses “A GPS unit feeds into Cox’s laptop, which uses GIS software to map the ranch’s 27,000 semi-arid acres and pinpoint the more than 100 pasture areas and water sources.” and “Digital hubs update Cox on weather and soil […]

Gnooks and Maps

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More of a book mind map like you did in grade school, “Gnooks is a self-adapting community system based on the gnod engine. Discover new writers you will like, travel the map. of literature and discuss your favorite books and authors.” You can type in the name of an author and it will tell map […]

International Map Exhibit in August

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I you are interested in showing off your cartographic products you might be interested in the upcoming 23rd International Cartographic Conference which will convene in Moscow, Russia the week of 4-10 August, 2007. You can submit hard copy or digital cartographic products to the Conference. Interested parties in the US must submit an entry form […]

Wonder How Much of This is Spatial Data?

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Wired Magazine is reporting on a story that the amount of digital data moving around the world today is something on the order of 161 exabytes. Although the exact number (and methodology) might be disputable, it appears the research is in the right ballpark. Just to put that into perspective (using base 10 instead of […]