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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 539

A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 539
29 February 2016

Topics include: XPrize, Esri FedGIS Conference, USGIF scholarships, and futuristic data storage

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    Music

  • Washington, DC by The Nighttime Adventure Society

  • Discussion topics

  • Map of the most vulnerable places to climate change
  • Japan’s population dropped by nearly a million in 5 years
  • VW told to make electric charging stations and cars in US
  • Homesteading in Space: White House Looks to SciFi for help
  • Facebook’s high resolution map of world population density (DigitalGlobe’s blog)
  • 3D Maps for the Blind
  • Tiny disc stores 360 TB of data for up to 13 billion years
  • IBM Watson AI XPrize announced
  • Esri FedGIS Conference
  • DHS releases data sets on ArcGIS Online
  • NSGIC will push for national addressing database
  • 2016 USGIF scholarships
  • GISCI’s 5th Annual Map Contest

  • Events Corner

  • FOSS4G-NA: 2-5 May, Raleigh, NC
  • GEOINT 2016 Symposium: 15-18 May, Orlando, FL
  • 6th Digital Earth Summit: 7-8 July, Beijing, China