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Google Maps Adds Pac Man!

4 hours 5 min ago

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Mapping
TweetYep, I said Pac Man! Here’s a little kickback to the 1980s as Google has added the ability for users to play a little Pac Man via the Google Maps service.  Simply visit maps.google.com and...

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Cincinnati Asks Residents to Be A Pothole Spotter

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 21:01

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Mapping
TweetAn interesting request from the Cincinnati City Manager… City Manager Harry Black is asking Cincinnati drivers to join the campaign to “Be a Pothole Spotter.” from the news...

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USGS Maps – Over 18 Million Served!

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 16:33

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Mapping
TweetAccording to the USGS, their maps have been downloaded by the millions since converting to digital delivery. The U.S. Geological Survey, through the National Geospatial Program, has delivered...

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Open Source Geotech and OpenGeo components Explained

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 14:09

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Mapping
TweetSome great questions have been answered in a recent blog post from the OpenGeo crew. The meaty article takes a close look at the OpenGeo Suite as well as a look at the individual, OpenGeo...

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Enjoy the Chemistry of Guiness Beer on this St. Patty’s Day

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 18:38

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Mapping
TweetA little shout out to all of our colleagues, friends and others who are enjoying the Irish spirit today. Here’s a fun visualization sourced from my favorite local Craft Brewery (here on...

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Need Relief at the Pump? Check the GasBuddy HeatMap

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 16:07

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Mapping
TweetWith the new year we saw gas prices dip to a level not seen in a number of years. Hold on though because the prices are now quickly rebounding. So how to find the cheapest cheap gas? (unless of...

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Looking for Real World Commercial Drone Apps and Uses? Head to Canada!

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 18:18

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Mapping
TweetEver wonder when will commercial drone activity become a reality in the US and also at the same time wonder why Canada is so much further ahead? According to this fine read from Popular Science...

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Dev Tip – Who’s Up for A DataViz Challenge? Esri Wants to Know

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 01:26

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Mapping
TweetA challenge to developers from Esri designed to encourage Geo devs to build a great mapping app – enter the Esri DataViz App Challenge.  From Esri… Esri challenges any and all geo...

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Tip – Optimal Dimensions for Images Shared on Social Networks

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 14:53

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Mapping
TweetYes indeed, we love social media just as much as the other guy and you can find us on most of the popular “must have” social channels. Images are a huge part of our social strategy,...

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Americans Lead the World – Spending 4.7 Hours a Day on Smartphones

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 14:15

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Mapping
TweetThose glancing moments that you have every hour or so are really adding up! Americans are now spending an average of 4.7 hours a day on their smart phones – more than their counterparts in at...

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Java Training Tips, Tools and Resources

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 21:40

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Mapping
TweetWould be coders, hackers, mashup artists and others are honing their coding skills, many of them brushing up on Java and Java Script. A number of free toolkits, guides, white papers and other...

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Tips to Locate and Track Your Lost or Stolen Android Smartphone

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 19:10

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Mapping
TweetI’m a pretty heavy Android user, and I’m also a big lover of my device(s). So naturally I’m also quite proactive when it comes to keeping them secure. Here’s a tip on how...

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Technology Developers in BC Get a New Exchange with BCDevExchange

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 15:14

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Mapping
TweetA tip for developers, would-be developers, mashup artists, coders, students and others from the BC Government – What if brilliant developers could use real-time data feeds to create mobile phone...

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EDU Tip – Learn What Spatial Analysis Can Do for You

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 21:49

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Mapping
TweetThis free online training from Esri kicks off tomorrow, March 3 so you better be quick if you want to take advantage of this! From Esri… ” This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is...

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Temperate Rainforests in OR, WA, BC, Alaska experience irreparable losses

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:49

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Mapping
TweetMore bad news as climate change and rainforest experts warned that without drastic and immediate cuts to greenhouse gas emissions and new forest protections, the world’s most expansive stretch...

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List Your Business with Apple Maps Connect Canada, Germany and France

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 18:11

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Mapping
TweetEver wanted to add/include details of your business into Apple Maps? Well, now business owners in Canada, German, and France have access to Apple Business Listings via Maps Connect. To use the...

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Data Collection 101 – Creating an Urban Art Walking Tour with FulcrumApp

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 00:46

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Mapping
TweetIt was a beautiful Sunday here in the PacNW so what better way to kill the morning than by walking around the beautiful downtown core in Victoria BC while testing out a little data collection...

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North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study Webinars

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 21:43

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Mapping
TweetNorth Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study, is designed to help local communities better understand changing flood risks associated with climate change and to provide tools to help those...

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New Rules Coming for Drone and UAV Operators

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 15:50

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Mapping
TweetNobody likes too much Government intervention, however, with the number of “near misses” between UAVs (drones) and commercial aircraft on the rise, not to mention the privacy...

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Valentine’s Day Geo Crossword Puzzle Fun

Sat, 02/14/2015 - 17:02

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Mapping
TweetA little GeoGeeky Valentine’s Day fun for you Geo Lovebirds! A fun crossword with a Valentine theme courtesy of the US Census Bureau… enjoy! See also more Valentine’s Day facts...

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