Are you up for another fun, geeky interview video? Recently, while visiting SoCal, I dropped into Redlands, CA to visit with some of the GeoGeeks. while there I ran into Jim Barry who heads up the EDN team with Esri. Join us while we drive around the Esri campus and the city center in Redlands talking about Geo developers, the Esri DevSummits, dodge ball, and a few other goodies. Enjoy! Note, you can find all the episodes of GeoGeeks driving in cars for coffee HERE
Archives for January 2016
Today at 10:30 AM (PST) #GeoHub is a city- and countywide collaboration and data portal, with Location-as-a-Service and DIY mapping tools. It’s an innovation ecosystem. Open data made actionable. Today’s live stream will have Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Esri’s Jack Dangermond.
A fun list from CareerBuilder shedding light on some of the top excuses being offered up by the habitually late worker. From Career Builder…
When asked how often they come in late to work, 1 in 4 workers (25 percent) admitted they do it at least once a month, and 13 percent say it’s a weekly occurrence for them — on par with last year. More than 2,500 hiring and human resource managers (of which, more than 2,300 are in the private sector) and more than 3,200 workers across industries participated in the nationwide survey, conducted online by Harris Poll from November 4 and December 1, 2015.
A video interview of interest from our partner site LiDAR Magazine – Live @ Autodesk University 2015: Interview with Matt Mason, Director of Software Development, IMAGINiT Technologies. Topics include:How does the release of IMAGINiT 2016.1 Scan to BIM help architects and designers model reality capture?
- How does the release of IMAGINiT 2016.1 Scan to BIM help architects and designers model reality capture?
- How does SCAN to BIM add value to 3D laser scanning?
- What trends do you see in reality capture and how will this effect IMAGINiT’s software development?
Here’s a really cool application tip that comes via way of my friends at the @Co_mmunitySD co-working space in San Diego, CA, enter Teleport. This clever app is designed for those of you who work with teams that are spread out all over the country, or all over the World. Teleport helps you to plan for your next meeting, providing transportation options and prices so that you can budget accordingly.
Big Data, we hear about it all the time and really, when you think about it, GIS and geospatial technology is all about the data! Here’s a tip off about an interesting resource that is being offered for free for a limited time, Big Data for Dummies
So, here’s something I’ve been thinking about for some time – GeoGeeks Driving in cars for Coffee! A trial post for what’s to come.
Join me, Glenn (@gletham) on a short drive to catch up on the latest in GeoTech. Hopefully I’ll have periodic guest GeoGeeks join me and we’ll go for a drive, grab a coffee and chat mobile, geotech, baseball, beer, and ?? This first kick-off episode went a little longer than I had imagined, expect shorter segments in the future (unless viewers want otherwise). In this show I talk about ESRIUC, ESRI DevSummit, A webinar from TerraGo, and the new PDF Maps Affiliate program from Avenza. Enjoy and please do share some feedback with me!
Something really exciting and cool to kick off 2016 from Avenza Systems as they have just announced the launch of their Map reseller affiliate program. What this means for you and the entire map enthusiast community is that you can now earn $$ simply by referring your website visitors, customers, clients and ??? to their popular online map store – think Amazon-Like affiliate system for maps!
A little tip for you on a product announcement you may have missed over the busy December holiday season as Blue Marble Geographics announced a major update to their popular Geographic Calculator Software – I like to call it the Swiss Army knife for Geotech users!
Recall, as the industry leader, this powerful application has become an essential part of the data management toolkit for businesses, organizations, and government departments where spatial data must be accurate and consistent. The Geographic Calculator is used to quickly and efficiently convert, reproject, and transform all forms of spatial data and includes the largest database of geodetic parameters available anywhere. The 2016 release includes improvements throughout all aspects of the software. [Read more…] about Software Tip – Geographic Calculator 2016
Well, here we go again, PowerBall fever is sweeping the US. With a record pot of more than $650,000,000 expected for the January 9, 2016 draw there’s no wonder that the excitement is building! For those of us with some background in statistics, we all know that the odds of actually winning this pot are down-right rediculous, truth be told, you could likely expect to be struck by lightning multiple times before you hit this jackpot! Note, the actual odds of winning the jackpot are 1: 292,201,338