June, 2008


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Making Sense

Making Sense

The NY Times (registration required) has a profile on Sense Networks, a company that mines millions of location data points using a tool called Macrosense.  This tool mines data using complex statistical algorithms in order to predict human movement.  The article quotes Tony Jebara, one of the co-founds of Sense […]

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PolicyMap

PolicyMap

PolicyMap offers over 4,000 different indicators covering demographics, economics, housing and mortgage information, crime and other neighborhood level datasets.  There is a free registration option that gets you access to a great deal of the functionality offered on the site.  If you need access to current year or 5-year projected […]

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The Re-birth of Pen and Paper in Mobile GIS

The Re-birth of Pen and Paper in Mobile GIS

Field data collection is vital to the work of many enterprises and government agencies driving important decisions that ultimately affect the bottom line. Many of the current methods and technologies are inconvenient, error-prone, and time-consuming. Whether in engineering, construction, utilities, military, security, law enforcement, or in any industry with a […]