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Revamped Google Maps App Aims to Give Users More Content

The revamped Google Maps app still gets you from point A to point B, but now it is aiming to give people much more along the way.The company …

The Business of Robotics: AUVSI president discusses the future of unmanned systems

• Posted on auvsiadmin<br>• in News, Spotlight on Programs<br>• on July 15, 2013<p>When Congress passed the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, it set the clock …

Indoor Location Highlighted at Famous Vehicle Research Center

<b>The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has contracted Locata to provide local, ground-based precision positioning signals for vehicle</b> …

America's greatest sites seen from space

America's greatest sites seen from space<p>If you have ever visited some of the national landmarks in the country, you know how amazing they can be. That’s on Earth, but what about from space?<p>evergladescover<p><b>Everglades National Park | Florida</b><p>Known as the “River of Grass,” the Everglades is home to …

City. Text. Laboratory

A small sample from my research on graffiti for social analysis in conflict zones. Sutika Sipus 2013.<p>Any casual reader of this blog is familiar with …

Government IT News, Analysis, Advice

Cloud adoption is growing, but how are organizations taking advantage of it? Interop ITX and InformationWeek surveyed technology decision-makers to …

Business Technology

Robert Scoble Explains the Age of Context

While Rackspace‘s Robert Scoble turned many heads at The Next Web Conference Europe last month due to the Google Glass unit he wore everywhere, but Glass is just part of a trend he joined us to discuss in his keynote talk.<p>From wearable computers like Glass and the Memoto camera to indoor …

Twitter Data Maps Show How Interconnected Our World Really Is

Twitter moves so fast that if you blink, you’re bound to miss something. Each minute, an estimated 40,000 tweets are sent off blindly into world on …

The Future of U.S. Special Operations Forces

Overview<p>U.S. special operations forces are doing more things in more places than ever before. They are now active in some seventy countries and, …

With Al Qaeda shattered, U.S. counter-terrorism's future unclear

Opinions differ over how much threat Al Qaeda's factions pose and how U.S. policy and spending should change.<p>April 14, 2013|By Ken Dilanian, Los Angeles Times<p>Yemeni soldiers search vehicles at a checkpoint in Sana. Obama administration… (Yahya Arhab, European Pressphoto…)<p>WASHINGTON — Skilled in …

World population densities mapped

National Geographic has a look at where and how we live:<p>The map shows population density; the brightest points are the highest densities. Each …

RT @EU_ScienceChief: Visited UNOSAT based at CERN to hear about use of GIS applications for emergency response. An effective UN service. ...

Snapshots Of Google Earth At Its Most Surreal

Clement Valla documents places where Google Earth doesn’t quite get things right.<p>Google Earth may not be as useful as its sibling service, Google Maps, but it’s immeasurably cooler. Maps take you where you need to go; Google Earth takes you where you <i>want</i> to go–not just to some dumb restaurant but …

Boeing to Demonstrate Innovations in Space and Cyberspace at National Symposium

Press Release From: Boeing<br>Posted: Monday, April 1, 2013<p>Boeing [NYSE: BA] is highlighting its latest achievements in human spaceflight and …

NORTHCOM takes sole responsibility for Arctic region

U.S. Northern Command took sole responsibility for the Arctic this week in another sign of the growing importance of the region in the face of global …

The New Age of Real-Time GIS

GIS is a platform for understanding our world. In the past, the data that fueled GIS was typically created to represent the state of the geoscape at …

Scholarships help ‘map’ geography major’s path

As the recipient of the <b>Richard E. Dahlberg and Elizabeth J. Schwantes scholarships</b>, Heather Jurs knows full well the impact a scholarship can have on …