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Reminder: Call for contributors

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Just a quick reminder that we are going to begin to review the submissions for potential contributors later this week. So far we have a great group of folks who have shown interest. If you would like to toss your map in the drawer (so to speak) then email me (at jesse at veryspatial dot […]

Contest

The MIT Clean Energy Entrepreneurship Prize

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If you are a student team or professional start-up anywhere in the world, The MIT Clean Energy Entrepreneurship Prize $100K Entrepreneurship Competition is now open. According to their website, “MIT student teams, other student teams, and professional start-up teams are eligible to participate in the Energy Track only. The process will include networking and team […]

Cool Stuff

3D Street-style Mapping with Kinect

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Almost daily, I see a new cool and amazing hack that someone has accomplished with Microsoft’s Kinect that tops the last one. I’m hoping to try my hand at some much more modest attempts this summer related to my immersive simulation project, but I couldn’t come close to what Martin Szarski has done: 3D street […]

AAG

Need help finding a Seattle spot

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We are thinking of hosting a Geography meet up at the AAG in April to get a chance to meet some of you who will be in attendance of the conference or in the area. It will also be a chance to celebrate our 300th weekly episode which will come out the day after the […]

General

Getting rid of all Left Turns

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Some transportation engineers at NS State University have published a new study that shows left turns aren’t needed.  We can create what are called “superstreets” that allow only right hand turns.  This improves both travel times and safety, not to mention fuel economy.  This isn’t exactly a new idea.  Michigan already has this type of […]

Poll

New Poll – Esri Tech Certification

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As we mentioned a few weeks ago on the podcast, today (January 17) is the first day that you can register for the new Esri Technical Certification tests. At launch there are five options: ArcGIS Desktop Associate ArcGIS Desktop Professional Web Application Developer Associate Enterprise Geodatabase Management Associate Enterprise Administration Associate with more to come […]