February, 2010


GIS Learning

Guide to Nonprofit Mapping

Guide to Nonprofit Mapping

MapTogether, which focuses on providing GIS support to community and nonprofit organizations,  has released a booklet called the  “Illustrated Guide to Nonprofit GIS and Online Mapping.”  The 45-page PDF file reviews basic GIS concepts, provides examples of nonprofit mapping, free data sources, and provides an overview of the more commonly available low-cost […]

Maps and Cartography

Geo Quick Bits: Infamous Censuses, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, Handbags for Haiti

Geo Quick Bits: Infamous Censuses, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, Handbags for Haiti

The Geographic Travels blog notes that the upcoming 2010 U.S. Census (despite the reservations of some) is a cake walk compared to some of the more infamous censuses in history. James Fee points out an online mapping effort relating to the 2010 Census called Census Hard to Count 2010. Boston […]

GIS Learning

Geospatial Redux: Apple bans located-based ads in app, OSM in the news

Geospatial Redux: Apple bans located-based ads in app, OSM in the news

ReadWriteWeb has noted that Apple appears to have banned location-based advertising in their apps, “Apple has posted a shocking, if vague, warning to iPhone app creatorsin its developer forums: submit an app that uses user location data “primarily” for targeting advertisements and that app will be sent right back to […]