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Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Covering The Basics

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Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), the preferred industry term by the UAS Association for what the public sometimes refer to as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or unmanned drones, are clever works of aircraft in geospatial technology. Generally, the devices are used to collect aerial data, but can serve multiple purposes. They are being used to perform […]

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Other podcasts…

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A couple of podcasts that I just came across on SoundCloud… A new podcast series is just around the corner entitled Placing Culture by Shaun Huston of Western Oregon University, here is the “teaser”. At the same time, here is an older interview with Anne Kelly Knowles from a year ago on the Geography:Digital Humanities […]

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Power Portfolio 2015 ads

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This is not a post about Hexagon Geospatial’s Power Portfolio 2015 (we hope to have an interview about this year’s update in the coming weeks). Instead it is a post about their new video ads. They have taken our love of infographics and created something great. But it isn’t just the graphics, it is also […]

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Updating the podcast format

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Over the holidays I have been upgrading most of the pieces of the podcast equipment that were either shutting down randomly after years of faithful service (looking at you 2010 Macbook and H4N) or starting to leave black, flakey material in our hair (headphones). That said this week I edited and am exporting on different […]

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Scaling Up for Tourism

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It isn’t often in geography that you are able to get a 1:1 ratio on anything but a post this week by Luke Y. Thompson about the classic table top game The game of LIFE shows that Yoron Island in Japan is going to give it a try or “Super Terrific Japanese Thing: Yoron Island to […]