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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 294

A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 294
March 6, 2011

Main Topic: Our conversation revisiting issues related to geospatial data

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  • This week’s podsafe music: “Diamond in the Rough” by Rachel Brown
  • News

  • NASA’s Glory satellite suffers launch failure
  • LightSquared and questions of GPS interference
  • Beijing to track citizen cell phones
  • OpenSource updates
  • GeoMajas
  • MapProxy
  • WebGL 1.0 finalized
  • Web Corner

  • Geospatial Revolution Project – Episode 3 now available!
  • Main Topic

  • This week we share some of our thoughts on issues related to geospatial data, including questions of data authority and how we can or should develop mechanisms for data review. Some of our inspiration for this brief conversation comes from Matt Ball’s Vector1 post asking the question – “Is it time for an impartial auditing board on spatial data accuracy?
  • Tip of the Week

  • RStudio
  • Events Corner

  • ISDE7: 23-25 August, Perth, Australia
  • InterGeo: 27-29 September, Nuremberg, Germany
  • SSHA 2011: 17-21 November, Boston, MA
  • This week, A VerySpatial Podcast is sponsored by Esri

  • The ArcGIS App for Windows Phone is available for download free from Microsoft’s Zune Marketplace. In addition, developers can create interactive applications by leveraging Esri’s ArcGIS API for Windows Phone 7 devices. To learn more or to download, visit