A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 376

A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 376
September 30, 2012

Main Topic: Gearing up for Geography Awareness Week 2012

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  • This week’s podsafe music: “If I Only Had a Brain” by Elijah Tucker
  • News

  • Leading auto makers turn to Nokia for location services
  • Apple says “we’re sorry” for Maps
  • MIT Kinect hack gives us real-time wearable mapping
  • Google adds “underwater Street View” panoramas of coral reefs
  • Nestle does Willy Wonka one better with GPS for tracking prize-winning candy bars
  • CityEngine 2012.1
  • Web Corner

  • Live video stream for members of URISA’s GIS-PRO Conference- check schedule for selected sessions
  • Main Topic

  • This week we feature our conversation on the upcoming Geography Awareness Week 2012, with a few random thoughts on this year’s theme – Declare Your Interdependence!
  • Tip of the Week

  • America’s Economy – first mobile app from the US Census Bureau
  • Events Corner

  • 3rd International Conference on Humanities, Geography and Economics (ICHGE’2013): 4-5 January, Bali, Indonesia
  • Art and Geography Conference: 11-13 February, Lyon, France – Abstracts due Oct 30th
  • EUROGEO 2013: 9-11 May, Bruges, Belgium
  • 4th International Conference on Emotional Geographies: 1-3 July, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • This week, A VerySpatial Podcast is sponsored by Esri

  • The new release of ArcGIS for AutoCAD is available to download at no cost. This update includes support for AutoCAD 2010, 2011, and 2012; geodatabase editing; and access to image services. To learn more and to download, visit esri.com/autocadapp.

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