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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 622

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A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 622
16 July 2019

Galileo is timeless…the importance of GNSS.

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  • Topic:
    This week we discuss the importance of GNSS as Galileo has been partially down due to a “ground infrastructure issue” that has left the time and navigation unusable. While this is during the ‘beta’ stage of the system, it highlights an article we talked about in the last episode about the impact of GPS on the US economy.

    Then we transitioned into another discussion of digital natives and what educators and employers expect new people to bring to the table as they begin. (and I even cut the last 10 minutes of that conversation…)

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    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 621

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    Shownotes – Episode 621
    30 June 2019

    “Play” map vs official map, a question from a news story.

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  • News:
    GPS Going Down Could Cost $1 Billion per DAY
    NASA’s Dragonfly mission will send drone to Titan
    Public transit ‘crowdedness’ coming to Google Maps
    Google’s investment in undersea internet infrastructure
    ‘Play’ map – when are maps official

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    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 620

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    Shownotes – Episode 620
    16 June 2019

    Our thoughts on a trip to Japan (and some news items).

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  • News:

  • USGIF Scholarship recipients and new scholarship announced
  • Hexagon Geospatial adds to education program
  • DJI to add ADS-B receivers to consumer UAVs
  • FAA expands LAANC areas
  • RADARSAT successfully launched
  • Esri announces ArcGIS Excalibur
  • Topic:

  • Sue and Jesse talk about their recent trip to Japan.
  • Events:

  • ACH2019 Pittsburgh,July 23-26
  • Applied Geography: Charlotte, Oct 23-25 abstracts due June 28
  • SEDAAG: Wilmington, Nov 24-25 abstracts due September 20
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    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 618

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    Shownotes – Episode 618
    12 May 2019

    The beauty and intrigue of the pulp novel ‘mapbacks’.

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  • Topic:

  • Dell Mapbacks – pulp fiction and maps
  • Esri UC Student rate
  • Google I/O
  • Are you fitter than a Victorian Mountaineer?
  • Britain just had its first week without burning coal for electricity in 137 years
  • Events corner:

  • GeoBusiness 2019: 21-22 May, London
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    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 616

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    Shownotes – Episode 616
    7 April 2019

    Interview on gerrymandering with a panel from AAG2019.

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  • Topic:

  • Barb and Frank sat down with a group of panelists from a session at AAG2019 including David DiBiase of Esri, Kenneth Martis of West Virginia University, Ruth Buck of the Metric Geometry and Gerrymandering Group, and Matthew Wilson of the University of Kentucky to talk about the session topic of gerrymandering.
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    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 615

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    Shownotes – Episode 615
    24 March 2019

    Interview with Marvin Davis about sharing information with a community.

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  • Topic:

  • Barb and Frank sat down with Marvin Davis of Oak Hill, WV to talk about how he is using Story Maps to support their City Council and sharing this information with the public.
  • We then discuss the importance of making information accessible by the public.
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    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 614

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    A VerySpatial Podcast
    Shownotes – Episode 614
    21 March 2019

    Catching up on the news.

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  • Topic:

  • Geoint Essential Body of Knowledge 2.0
  • Montana wants to make its own science
  • Mapping road signs
  • Don’t forget, new reference frame in 2022
  • QGIS 3.6 released
  • ArcGIS Indoors
  • Trimble puts a hard hat on the Hololense 2
  • Bentley’s SYNCHRO XR
  • Measure’s Ground Control 2.0
  • Mars Weather Tracker from NASA
  • Mars rover Opportunity mission officially ends
  • OS Open Zoomstack released
  • Y2k for GPS