A little bit of week-end reading for you… I’ve been busy this week as usual, however, I’ve had a bit of time to pen a few articles of interest. Hopefully there’s at least a couple of items of interest here or maybe something cool and new that you might find useful. Enjoy the reads and have a great week-end… Here’s 5 new GISuser articles of interest from yours truly:
Location Based Mobile Apps Helping You Save At The Gas Pump – With fuel nearing $5 a gallon and well over $1.25 a litre in Canada every little bit can help. Here’s a look at 10 mobile apps that can help save on your fuel costs.
More Than A Check In (Part 1) – Geopollster, Cast Your Vote When you Check in via foursquare – GeoPollster, the Canadian election game is a clever service built on foursquare, enabling Canadian users to link their foursquare account to their political affiliation. This is Part 1 in a continuing series on foursquare apps.
GIS EDU in Canada – 10 GIS College / University Programs in Canada – One may argue that GIS has evolved from a science or profession to a tool… a skill set used by virtually any discipline. Perhaps, however, there are still a number of fine academic programs offering specialty degree programs and diplomas in Geographic Information Technologies (GIS).
Tools to Help GeoTagging Your Digital Photos and Videos – There’s no question that sharing media is on the minds of many.. indeed you could almost say that sharing your digital media (photos and videos) is a requirement of any business trying to tell their story.
Reporting Map Errors to Google maps, Bing, Mapquest, OSM, and others data providers – You know the scenario… you browse an online map service for directions or a local search and notice an error or issue with a place of interest (POI), an error with a road segment, or notice some other oddity with the basemap layer. Now what?