Happy Shakespeare Day!

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Today is 449th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birthday and also according to History.com, the anniversary of his death day. There are may Talk Like Shakespeare activities to choose from worldwide including Talk Like Shakespeare by the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Shakespeare Uncovered on PBS with maps of the different scenes and their deaths, and a plethora of Shakespeare lore. […]

U.S. Taxes and GIS

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April 15, 2013 is Tax Day in the U.S. when state and federal taxes are due to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or state tax offices. By it’s very nature, taxation is highly geospatial. According to an article on the history of U.S. property tax in The Assessment Journal, property taxation has existed in the […]

New Poll: DIY Imagery

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There is a wealth of ways to get imagery today from buying or downloading satellite imagery to hiring a company to fly your project, but it is the low cost, low effort DIY imagery that is the most exciting and fun. The picture to the right is one of many that is available from Flickr, […]

Poll results: Jesse’s next portable

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So, I put my decision to the community and I think I have to disagree with the majority. Of the 65 responses the breakout was: 8 votes for 13″ MacBook Pro (12%) 18 votes for 15″ MacBook Pro (28%) 24 votes for a Surface Pro (37%) 11 votes for Lenovo Yoga 13 (17%) 4 votes […]