A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 413

A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 413
June 16, 2013

Main Topic: Is Open Source Free?

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  • This week’s podsafe music: “Open Our Eyes” by Amplifico

  • News
    New study shows the impact of warm oceans on Antarctic ice shelves
    Nature features the use of drones at tools for scientific research
    Apple adds Maps app to desktop
    Google acquires Waze
    Foursquare Time Machine lets you see your own time-space path
    GeoTech Center funding renewed

    Web Corner

  • National Geographic Education Site

  • Main topic

  • The week we discuss the not so hidden costs of open source software.

  • Tip

  • Pleygo – Netflix for Legos!

  • Events Corner
    2013 IGU Regional Conference, Kyoto, Japan, August 4-9
    2014 IGU Regional Conference, Krakow, Poland, August 18-22
    2015 IGU Regional Conferences, Moscow, Russia
    2016 International Geographical Congress, Beijing, China

    This week, A VerySpatial Podcast is supported by Esri

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    Jesse is Instructor in Geography and a PhD candidate in Geography focusing on the integration of phenomenology and geospatial technologies to study prehistoric cultural landscape. He is a GIS Professional and Registered Professional Archaeologist and holds an MA in Geography and a BS in Anthropology with a concentration in archaeology.