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Sun, 01/25/2015 - 18:20

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Mapping
TweetA few highlights on trending articles from the past week… Post by GISuser.com.

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Canada’s Launches a Search for the National Bird Project

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 22:16

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Mapping
TweetWow, as a Canadian I was surprised to find out that Canada doesn’t actually have an “official” national bird! Yes indeed… like me, i bet you likely suspected it was the...

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Google Maps Engine users Told to Seek Alternatives

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 16:44

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Mapping
TweetYes indeed, out of the blue (seemingly) users of the Google Maps Engine service have been informed via messaging in an official user forum that the company has discontinued development of the...

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Create, Share, Print, and Order your own, Custom MapWheel

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 02:12

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Mapping
TweetEver wanted your very own map wheel? You know, those very cool directional plaques (toposcope) that sit in your yard or business and direct people to your favorite cities around the World. Well,...

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DataViz – The Growth of Colleges in America

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 21:01

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Mapping
TweetAn impressive effort here, Map of the growth of Colleges in America. In order to create the product, I’m told by creator, Mike Summons, that he manually searched for each college’s...

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Have Infographics and Data Visualizations Ruined Good Map Design? [Flickr]

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 17:58

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Mapping

@gletham GIS, Social, Mobile Tech Images posted a photo:

in this new era of social sharing it seems that the map has been replaced by the Infographic and the data visualization, a mashup of data, graphics, and maps presented in an effort to tell a story. Now us geographers are well aware of spry telling via map, however, to this new breed of data visualists the focus has sadly been on quantity rather than quality - gisuser.com/2015/01/have-infographics-and-data-visualizat...

Map Design Gone Wrong – Do People Even Care Anymore?

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 17:15

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Mapping
TweetCartographers take pride in their work, typically applying all the rules and principles of good cartographic design to their work, all in an effort to make people want to look at and appreciate...

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Top 10 reasons to Marry or Date a GeoTech Professional aka. GeoGeek

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 01:01

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Mapping
TweetBecause Thursday is so awesome, here’s a little Thursday fun to finish the day off… Dating  a geek  can have its perks [and a few pitfalls]. For example, you won’t have to...

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The Incredible 2015 Ikea BookBook – Experience the Power!

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 15:44

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Mapping
TweetAt only 8mm thin, and weighing in at less than 400g, the 2015 IKEA Catalogue comes pre-installed with thousands of home furnishing ideas — This was just simple too awesome not to share!!...

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F2V – A virtual platform for waterway data

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 17:39

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Mapping
TweetThis is very cool from @FlyingFishViews -F2V.me (Beta) – A virtual platform for waterway data. Take a trip downstream using this StreetView-Like platform. According to the developers, F2V...

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The Business Card is Not Dead! Card DesignsThat Will Blow your Mind

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 15:51

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Mapping
TweetHave you looked closely at your business card lately? Have you ever passed one out to someone and they paused, carefully looked it over (both sides) and said “WOW!”? If not then...

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Emojis for the GeoGeek!

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 00:48

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Mapping
TweetHere’s a little fun from the Esri GeoGeeks as they’ve asked the @esrigram followers for thoughts on some cool Emojis for the ArcGIS user. The result is an impressive, fun list of...

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Top Mobile Apps for Local Governance and Planners

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 14:57

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Mapping
TweetA recent survey of planners by Planetizen looked at mobile app that enhance public participation in local governance and planning to improve efficiency and data collection for planners. A number...

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The Ultimate Drone Selfie! Wearable Taking Flight at CES with Nixie

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 19:54

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Mapping
TweetMore cool tech at CES 2015! Even where mind-blowing innovations are found at every turn, the flying wearable camera known as Nixie pulled off a dazzling snapshot of the future during Intel CEO...

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Mapping #JeSuisCharlie Tweets in Real Time

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 18:56

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Mapping
TweetAn interesting data visualization reveals the trending #JeSuisCharlie on a World map as the updates light up in real time – great stuff using CartoDB See the #JesuisCharlie Twitter map...

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#JeSuisCharlie – Cartoonists show solidarity after Charlie Hebdo attack

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 04:57

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Mapping
TweetAn impressive showing of solidarity by journalists and cartoonists around the World in the wake of the latest, cowardly terrorist attack in Paris, France – Indeed a tragedy but these acts...

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iRig Mic Field – compact audio/video stereo field mic for iPhone, iPad

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 23:04

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Mapping
TweetHere we are with another new year underway and once again CES has kicked off – sadly I’m not there again ;0) However, I am keeping tabs on the news coming out of Vegas and as usual...

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