Education

United Nation’s International Migrants Day and GIS

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December 18th is the United Nation’s International Migrants Day to recognize the efforts, contributions, and rights of migrants worldwide.  Migrant workers and migration has had a natural fit with geography and geospatial approaches from historic analysis to today’s global world.  The UN is taking a geospatial approach to recognizing  International Migrants Day. They asked global […]

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3D printing and GIS

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It is difficult to remember that last year the 3D printing industry hadn’t inundated the public consciousness because 3D printing and 3D visualizations were still an innovative, but not yet wide-spread technology. What a difference a year can make and how quickly a technology can go from innovation to necessity. Forbes magazine recently advised its […]

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The GIS Forum…join now

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The GIS Forum is the result of a twitter coversation from a month ago. Today it is a well designed site that has the promise to be an exceptional resource for the geospatial community. The masterminds of behind the site have created a site that combines a traditional forum with a blog roll and wiki. […]

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GIS Pathway, a learning solutions blog

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I cam across this blog/site today that seems like an interesting tool for those who are new to ArcGIS and a nice reference for those more familiar. GIS Pathway.com is a site that offers tips on using ArcGIS (Desktop only so far). It is maintained by a student named Timothy at Central Piedmont Community College […]

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Plaidcast up and kicking for the new semester

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For those of you interested in modern Cultural/Political Geography goings on I would like to remind you of a podcast I pointed out last Spring…The Plaid Avenger Plaidcast. After a summer hiatus, class is back in session and the PlaidAvenger has once again donned his mask to provide his unique take on Geography. This podcast, […]

Events

GISCafe ads video coverage at conferences

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Another major GIS/geospatial pub/site has joined (kind of) the New Media ranks. GISCafe created a series of 16 videos at the ASPRS conference. Much like our interviews they shoot the fish in the barrel by hitting up vendors in the exhibitor area talking to company reps from GeoEye, Intergraph, 3001, and others. The upside is […]

Education

Plaid Avenger Plaidcast

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While trying to find folks to follow on Twitter I ran across the Plaid Avenger Plaidcast. The Plaid Avenger Plaidcast is a video series that highlights the thoughts of the Plaid Avenger on current global issues. These cultural geography hot topics are presented in a way that makes me think of a mix between John […]

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Groundspeak Forums – talking geocaching

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In my recent stumbles around the web I came across an extensive set of forums on geocaching over at the Groundspeak Forums. On the site (which is related to geocaching.com) there are plenty of topics to choose from including geocaching groups from several countries, geocaching adventures, GPS in education and even an online GPS garage […]