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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 447

A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 447
9 February 2014

Main Topic: Our conversation on the changing roles of desktop OS platforms

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  • This week’s podsafe music: “The Future Soon” by Jonathan Coulton

  • News

  • Telenav acquires Skobbler
  • Opening data (Twitter Data Grants) (Ingress/Google)
  • Gaming company teams with SenseFly to map world with drones for new game
  • DARPA Open Catalog gives public access to DARPA research, including source code
  • ArcPad 10.2.1 released
  • Reorganization brings Astrium into Airbus Defense and Space Group

  • Web Corner

  • Terra Watt Prize Announced

    Main topic
  • This week we chat about the role of Operating System platforms in geospatial computing and offers some of our experiences in addressing the impacts of newer platforms, including changing expectations of familiarity with desktop OS platforms.

  • Events Corner

  • State of the Map US 2014: 12-13 April, Washington, DC
  • NSGIC Annual Conference: 14-18 September, Charleston, SC
  • GIScience 2014: 23-26 September, Vienna, Austria
  • NACIS Annual Meeting 2014: 8-11 October, Pittsburgh, PA