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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 358

A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 358
May 27, 2012

Main Topic: A Newsy Episode

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  • This week’s podsafe music: “Takes a Little Bit of Time” by Ghost Children of Calico
  • News

  • SpaceX’s Dragon capsule docks with ISS
  • Google rebranding Earth Builder as Google Maps Engine and highlighting Google Maps Engine grants for non-profits
  • Bing Maps gaining Nokia back-end in several countries
  • National Geographic Bee winner and TV coverage
  • YouTube announces new Human Rights channel
  • IBM bans employees from using cloud services such as Dropbox, Siri, and iCloud
  • Everybody wants to go to the Moon, so NASA reminds them to respect lunar historical artifacts</li>

    Web Corner

  • Information is Beautiful
  • Tips of the Week

  • Nokia Sensing X Challenge
  • NASA and USGS’s “My American Landscape” Contest
  • Events Corner

  • Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Conference: 3-6 October, Olympia, WA
  • Great Plains/Rocky Mountains AAG Division Meeting: 11-13 October, Provo, Utah
  • NESTVAL AAG Division Meeting: 19-20 October, Farmington, Maine
  • West Lakes-East Lakes Joint AAG Division Meeting: 25-27 October, DeKalb, IL
  • This week, A VerySpatial Podcast is sponsored by Esri

  • The Society for Conservation GIS Conference will be held July 19-22 in Monterey, California. Join others from the GIS user community to help achieve conservation locally, regionally, and globally. For more information and to register to attend, visit scgis.org.
  • 3 thoughts on “A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 358

    1. Hi Very Spatial!

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