Joey Lee and Benedikt Groß who produced the Big Atlas of LA Pools profiled on GIS Lounge have a new Kickstarter campaign that debuted today. Called Aerial Bold, the two are teaming up again to use remote sensing to build a typeface made up of letters found on earth. Joey Lee explains, […]
This weekly GIS roundup takes a look at TeleNav Survey on GPS Navigation, the creation of a crowdsourced Food Atlas which is seeking publishing funding on Kickstarter, the release of two new Google Map APIS: Map Tracks and Geolocation, a new report from the U.S. Census looks at changes in urban populations between 2000 and 2010, Esri Buys location-based technology startup Geoloqi, and Footpixel, a geo-social network is gearing up to launch in beta.
Crowd-funding sites have allowed artists and individual entrepreneurs a footing to convert concepts into reality. The Kickstarter site works by allowing individuals to post a project idea and solicit funds within a limited timeframe. Investors can support a project they like in amounts as small as $1. Funding levels are […]