CairnBUILDER is a trail mapping tool that helps people plan and map hiking/backpacking/mountain biking routes and trips and then share these maps through an online community.
With the premise that “online references to neogeography are on the decline” Sean Connin discusses whether this “trend may reflect our growing acceptance of the new mapping democracy and it’s place in popular culture.” Connin looks at the popularity of search terms neogeography, GIS, Google Earth, and Google Maps over […]
Collin Welbon, wiki.GIS.com Administrator, on the latest addition to the wiki: A “List of GIS-related Blogs” wiki page has been populated with blogs covering a wide-variety of GIS-related topics and issues. This is only the beginning… If you have a GIS-related blog, add it to the list. If you would […]
ESRI Changes Its Pronunciation Apparently the name I’ve been mispronouncing for over sixteen years is now the correct pronunciation. James Fee first reported on the change from pronouncing all the letters (i.e. E-S-R-I) to “ezree.” Adena Schutzberg contacted ESRI for a statement which explained that the move is an effort to […]
Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, announced as part of a speech on his plans for digital economy growth that Ordnance Survey Data will be free starting April 1st: “Following the strong support in our recent consultation, I can confirm that from 1 April, we will be making […]