May, 2010


GIS Learning

Not your father’s approach to geodata creation and sharing

Not your father’s approach to geodata creation and sharing

What do the pundits say about crowd-sourcing GIS data and its future?  Peter Batty assembled a group of some of the loudest voices in that debate for a panel at GITA’s recent conference.  The video’s an hour and 45 minutes long but worth the watch if you’re interesting in the […]

GIS Learning

GeoBriefs: Detailed Hand-drawn Map of London, Waze Comes to Blackberry, Customize Your GPS Voice

GeoBriefs: Detailed Hand-drawn Map of London, Waze Comes to Blackberry, Customize Your GPS Voice

BBC, which is hosting a new series called Magnificent Maps, offers up a highly detailed, hand-drawn map called “The Island” by artist Stephen Walter.  It seems almost every possible space on this map is heavily annotated with the artists personal identification with every square inch of London. Crowdsourcing traffic has […]