This article discussions different types of GIS data in both vector and raster formats.
Google offers the Ngram Viewer (named after the term n-gram) which allows users to query for the frequency of one or more terms found within its huge arsenal of scanned books. For a little fun trivia, I looked up trends in the use of several GIS and geospatial related terminology. […]
With all the location-based social media applications out there, it’s only logical that, in addition to being able to restrict access based on ones social groups (or circles), that geographic boundaries also be used as a restrictive parameter. That capability is called a geofence, a virtual way to set the […]