A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 398

A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 398
March 3, 2013

Main Topic: Our thoughts on learning to code

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    Music

  • This week’s podsafe music: “We Are Stars” by Leaving Richmond



  • News

  • SPOT 6 data available
  • India launches seven satellites, including climate monitoring sensors
  • Lockheed Martin tests first GPS III satellite, currently on track for 2014 launch
  • TomTom announcements from MWC – Mitac and TelMap
  • Bing Maps updated
  • FEMA looking for ways to make emergency data available in real time


  • WebCorner

  • HASTAC – Digital Humanities collaboratory


  • Main topic

  • This week, our topic was inspired by a great YouTube video from code.org on the importance of learning to code, as we offer some of our current thoughts on why at least some basic knowledge and skills with computer code can be useful for almost everyone.


  • Tip of the week

  • Stately map font


  • Events Corner

  • World Geography Bowl @ AAG: April 12, Los Angeles, CA
  • DigSouth: April 12-14, Charleston, SC
  • NACIS: 9-11 October, Greenville, SC

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