Social media or spatial media

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In this week’s podcast I tossed out a term, spatial media, to try to clarify our conversation. The discussion was partially prompted by the V1 article titled “Have Social Media and Mapping Linked with GIS-CAD and Geospatial Technologies?” My take on the article’s title was completely different from the article itself, which brought about, for […]

Marine Sanctuaries in Google Earth

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Ars Technica is reporting about a new layer for marine sanctuaries being added to Google Earth. To me, this is a perfect example of some of the issues Jesse, Sue, and I discussed in the podcast on data. More and more data – and much of it exceptionally scientifically rich, like this one – is […]