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ASPRS extends Certification

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The ASPRS has announced officially something we heard about when we talked to them at the ESRI UC. They have added a ‘provisional’ status to their certification programs primarily to allow students to begin the certification process by taking the exam before they have the required professional experience. This is a great opportunity for students […]

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GoogleTube

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As I am sure many of you have read Google dropped 1.6 BILLION dollars for YouTube. We at the VerySpatial “office” are of different minds on the acquisition, but that isn’t really important to the geospatial world other than the question…what will GISNation do now that Google owns the two systems they have used for […]

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EarthSim for the classroom

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For those educators out there in the audience, you might be interested in VirtualGlobes promotional give-away of a one-year subscription to EarthSim. I wasn’t aware that EarthSim existed until yesterday, so I can’t offer a review of it just yet, so head over to the VirtualGlobes.org site to find out more about the give-away and […]

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Slashgeo’s Anniversary

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I forgot to mention it on this weeks podcast, but I do want to wish everyone at Slashgeo a happy anniversary and many more to come. I may not contribute as much as I could, but I think that Slashgeo is a great resource and I encourage everyone to check it out and join in. […]

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Farallon Podcast talks mashups

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Apparently the guys over at Farallon had the same thought that we did for their last podcast as they speak on Mashups the same week we revisit the Webmap APIs. Once you finish listening to our Episode 59 make sure to go over to the http://www.fargeo.com/podcasts to get a business perspective on the topic. Also […]

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GISnation has a home

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While Kyle says they aren’t heading for your iPod yet as they are going to use YouTube for now, they have a home to help keep up with the new geospatial video. Add gisnation.wordpress.com to your RSS aggregator to keep track.

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GISnation 001 – let the video flow

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A new addition to the geo video podcasting world is GISnation. I haven’t been able to find a related web page in the last 2 minutes, but I will keep looking. Until then you can check out the video on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENmrfz1hYxY I want to talk to these people! 🙂

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Air Pollution Monitoring Via….Pigeons

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Who knew avians could be so high tech? A new study of real-time air pollution is being undertaken using, of all things, pigeons. Little monitors are strapped to the backs of the pigeons and data is beamed back to Earth and published on the web in real time. Apparently the data will be available in […]

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Farallon Geographics podcast

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We missed one of the recent additions to the GIS podcast community. Farallon Geographics has released 2 podcasts (one in early Feb, the other in late March) under the title ‘GIS and Location Technology’. I will come back and write more as soon as I get a chance to listen to an episode, until then […]