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OpenStreetMap on MapBox Streets.OpenStreetMap on MapBox Streets.

OpenStreetMap: Grassroots Mapping

OpenStreetMap was founded with the goal of creating and providing free geographic data to whoever wants it. With an army of 5,000 volunteers who hit the streets around the world with GPS units to capture street segments or who participate in applying attribute information to collected data, the project has […]

Maps and Cartography

Travel according to FoursquareTravel according to Foursquare between October and December of 2010. Click on the map for access to larger resolution options.

Thanskgiving and Christmas Travel According to Foursquare

Foursquare has released a map showing travel via plane, train, and automobile covering the heavy travel season between October and December of 2010.  Airplane travel crisscrosses the entire country with a blur of lines most densely concentrated around major cities.  Travel by train seems to be concentrated mostly in a […]

GIS Learning

A Quarter of Adult Americans Use Location-Based Services

A Quarter of Adult Americans Use Location-Based Services

A new survey by the Pew Internet and American Life project has found that 28% of Americans use mobile and social location-based services (LBS).  The survey looked at the usage among American adults for such services as Foursquare and accessing mobile driving directions.  The survey found that the dominate preference […]

GIS Learning

Geospatial Redux: ESRI Changes Its Pronunciation, Foursquare Coming to Bing Maps, ESRI Mashup Winners Announced

Geospatial Redux: ESRI Changes Its Pronunciation, Foursquare Coming to Bing Maps, ESRI Mashup Winners Announced

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 […]