GIS

Neo4j, Geo Spatial and let’s make this a little easier

Tools like ElasticSearch or MongoDB have pretty elegant ways to do simple geospatial searches, e.g. show me a list of “X” within “Y”.<p>However, if you …

Databases

Intel Agency Teaches Machines to Read Maps of the Future

<i>Geospatial intelligence, or the collection and analysis of the physical features of the Earth, has long been an integral aspect of both strategic</i> …

Geospatial Analysis

Basic Chartwork

<i>You wouldn't want to attempt open ocean sailing using the information presented here. But if you just need some basic charting skills for limited</i> …

Sailing

Intro to the map function

<i>this post was originally published on my Github Pages site on September 13th, 2017</i><p>This might sound a bit outlandish or ridiculous, but I seldom write …

Programming

Region Maps

With version 5.5, two new visualization types made their way into Kibana, Region Maps and Gauge charts. Admittingly, our attentive readers may …

Apache Software Foundation

Using #Excel to Find How Far the Storm is from Your Location

The destructive nature of hurricanes has been dominating the news recently in the Atlantic basin. But, many times it is difficult to get information …

Maps

Mercedes-Benz will use What3words geocoding system to help drivers navigate to any point on Earth

Mercedes-Benz has announced a new navigation feature is coming to its cars next year, one that’s designed to help drivers find their way to very precise points on the planet that are difficult to find through conventional directions.<p>While many of the places you’ll ever want to visit are easy to …

Transportation

Mongolian nomads and Mercedes adopt postal address technology

Two years ago, when it was just a bunch of smart young people with no clients in an office under London’s Westway, I wrote about the location app …

Maps

Fan Creates Week 2 “Imperialism” Map

Check out the Week 2 edition of the “imperialism” map.<p>A college football fan over at Reddit CFB is creating an “imperialism” map every week of the …

College Football

Geographic Information Systems/Science: GIS for the Mac

<b>Free GIS Software</b><p>From the UNH Cooperative Extension course "<i>GIS on Pennies a Day</i>," this is a list of freely available GIS software. You can download …

Maps

GPS built-in Wi-Fi | T (Tough) Series | TG-4 | Olympus

STYLUSTG-4 Tough<p>Overview<p>Features +<p>Amazing image quality<br>• Outdoor shooting functions<br>• System expandability<br>• GPS & built-in Wi-Fi<br>• Shooting modes<br>• iHS …

Wi-Fi

Does Location-Based Advertising Have A Viewability Problem?

Location-targeted mobile ad sales are expected to rise from $9.8 billion in 2015 to $29.5 billion by the end of 2019 — but with that rising demand …

Analytics

How To Quickly Embed / Add Google Maps To WordPress

Shares 0<p>If you are a local business which has an online presence, you might be looking to add Google Maps to your WordPress website so that people …

Google

Businesses are finding previously undetectable data trends using location intelligence

Everything happens somewhere.<p>It’s an obvious if not always fully understood truth that takes on greater significance now that modern data science and smart mapping technology is empowering new analytic capabilities. The problem is that the vast majority of location information goes unused, its …

Big Data

Charlottesville, Va., Launches Its First Open Data Portal

After more than a year of discussion and development, Charlottesville, Va., has launched an open data portal that provides easy access to more than …

Open Data

Tech's war on drugs: How big data is being used to fight the US opioid epidemic | ZDNet

Law enforcement agencies and healthcare providers are using a mapping app, powered by real-time data, to help combat drug overdoses and digitally …

Big Data

How to open Apple Maps locations and directions in Google Maps

Want to see how Google Maps routes a destination instead? There's an app for that.The Maps app is, shall we say, <i>controversial</i>: While Apple's mapping …

Apple

MapKit Tutorial: Overlay Views

Learn how to add an overlay views using MapKit!<i>Update note:</i> This tutorial has been updated for Xcode 9, iOS 11 and Swift 4 by Owen Brown. The …

Programming

Location intelligence is transforming how government thinks about big data

An Esri map provides analysis of homeless populations in San Diego, California. (Esri)<p>Spatial analytics is a technology used by governments …

Big Data

The Cycling Accident Map of Madrid City

Far away, this ship has taken me far away (Starlight, Muse)<p>Madrid City has an Open Data platform where can be found <b>around 300 data sets</b> about a …

Maps

The best way to map a projection query to a DTO (Data Transfer Object) with JPA and Hibernate

Introduction While answering questions on the Hibernate forum, I stumbled on the following question. What was different than previous questions on …

Databases

Ausgrid in legal stoush over India jobs

NSW electricity distributor Ausgrid is seeking help from the Fair Work Commission to transfer 20 IT jobs to India.<p>Unions are furious at Ausgrid's …

India

Five reasons QGIS should be the backbone of your open source web GIS project - Geospatial Brainstorming

Over the past several years my work has been focusing more and more on web GIS applications and I have chosen to use open source technologies rather …

Maps

Country Manager (Turkey) - Open Mapping for Refugees | Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

General information<p>The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) is a U.S.-based NGO that applies the principles of open data sharing for humanitarian …

Project Management

How the Great Trail interactive map is linking communities and changing exploration

Nearly 200 events are being held across Canada today to celebrate the near completion of the Great Trail. Stretching over 22,000 kilometres from …

Adventure Travel

How to Read a Map When Your GPS Fails You

It's still a very useful skill to have.<p>In an age where Google Maps, Waze, or some other iteration of a GPS tool is on everyone's phone, many people …

Maps

Blog: Adding some perspective to your Unity 2D game

Learn how to recreate some classic 2D projections in your Unity games and even add some perspective without breaking a sweat. ...

Game Design

MSU Closures and Detours

About<p>The MSU Detour map provides information regarding closures and detours on MSU's Campus. By default, closures are displayed for the current date. …

Michigan State University

How Migratory Birds Solve The Longitude Problem

Migratory songbirds solved the longitude problem long before humans came down from the trees, yet we are only beginning to understand how birds deal with this incredibly difficult problem that tormented and killed people for millennia<p>Although we rarely think about it now, the greatest scientific …

Birds

Soul-crushing traffic may plague the total solar eclipse — these maps reveal the worst choke points

Monday's total solar eclipse will be the first to slice across the US in 99 years, inspiring many Americans to pack up the car and drive to totality: the path of the moon's darkest shadow.<p>In fact, up to 7.4 million people may journey to the 70-mile-wide, 2,800-mile-long track where the moon will …

Science