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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 632

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A VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 632 29 December 2019 Looking back at the last decade Click to directly download MP3 Topic: We talk about some the items that caught our attention over the last decade. The cloud Data privacy and ethics Hardware Data creation and overload Remote Sensing data growth

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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 619

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A VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 619 26 May 2019 Importance of local and regional conferences. Click to directly download MP3 Topic: An interview with Susan Hemback and Michael Harmon from Loudon County GIS Forum 2018 followed by a conversation about the importance of local and regional conferences.  

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Catching up on Spatial Conversations

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I have a few interviews from the AAG and FOSS4G-NA that I was able to edit this weekend. Between the regular avsp episodes and the Spatial Conversations (13-17) we will be releasing an episode every 5 days or so through our 11th anniversary episode (550) on July 24.

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The Wright Brothers and Remote Sensing

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Today in history, most people celebrate the invention of the airplane. Along with asking the popular question – Did the Wright Brothers invent anything else?  On December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers were the first to fly a controllable self-propelled airplane. However, geospatial professionals also celebrate the Wright Brothers contribution to the field of remote […]

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Maps and U.S. (Mid-Term) Elections

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Each year the number of media sources using interactive election maps increases, from search engines like Bing Elections to newspapers of record like the New York Times Elections 2014, to public television like PBS.org, or media like USA Today. Even Facebook has added an ‘I voted‘ button. Some are created in-house using geospatial software like ESRI GIS for Elections […]

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Geospatial Professionals, Law, and Law School

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Geospatial technology is changing the legal environment in several distinct ways that have made the news recently. The first is the relatively new legal speciality of Spatial Law. According to GeoLaw, a Virginia law firm specializing in geospatial legal issues or Spatial Law, the rapid growth of geospatial technology has created the need for specialized knowledge of […]