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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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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 […]

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Build Your Own Cicada Sensor

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NPR had a  March story on “The Cicadas are Coming! Crowdsourcing An Underground Movement”  about the public’s involvement in predicting cicada emergence, and the time is now. If you live on the East Coast, where the Magicicada Brood II is making its “squishy and crunchy” 17-year reappearance according to Radiolab’s Cicada Tracker, be a part of citizen science […]

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Rendered maps can still be awesome

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In a time when we have become jaded by something as awe inspiring as the time, technology, and $$$ behind creating 3D city models, it is nice to see something that reminds us how cool and realistic imagery and models can be. The above video was made using Nokia’s Here Maps as a personal project […]

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Check out MinuteEarth

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The folks who brought us the awesome web video series MinutePhysics have released the first episode of MinuteEarth. I am super excited about the potential for the series based on the great content they have put together previously for MinutePhysics, including some great geospatial relevant topics.