Alexa is fun, useful, and way cool, however, did you know that you can build your very own Alexa “skills”? Enter the Alexa Skills Blueprint Resource [Read more…] about Create your own Alexa Skills with Alexa Skill Blueprints
A recent update to the very cool Web Maps for WordPress plug-in. Web Maps is designed to bridge the gap between authoritative maps registered with ArcGIS Online and WordPress – the most widely used CMS on the market. [Read more…] about Add the power of “where” to WordPress with Web Maps for WordPress
A simple “to-do” list to get more customers without spending more time [Read more…] about The Small Business Marketing Checklist
Check out the new lighting atop of the HQ of Surrey, BC (think Vancouver) based Safe Software! Nice stuff from the growing group of Geo professionals. Always some great stuff from these guys. PS, be sure to have a look to see if the FME World Tour is coming to a location near you! [Read more…] about Safe Software Lighting up Surrey, B.C!
Not so long ago, self-employed workers faced a variety of obstacles. Not including the challenges of managing their own finances, freelance workers were often not taken as seriously as their more traditional counterparts, often written off as being non-committal or unable to find a job. [Read more…] about Why You Should Quit Your Job and Become a Freelancer
With the latest privacy or information breach from Facebook, like many, you may be thinking about can cancelling your account or perhaps locking things down a bit more. Did you know though that you can request a download of all of your personal information – these are the data that others have apparently managed to access. [Read more…] about Accessing Your Facebook Data – Here’s How to get it
The Worldwide Trash Mapping Challenge is on! It’s not too late to take part. Simply download the app, find trash, map it and win prizes! [Read more…] about The Worldwide Trash Mapping Challenge – Map the Trash!
Here’s a fabulous opportunity for you GeoGeeks and its likely right up your alley – Zillow Prize, a contest designed to inspire the brightest scientific minds to compete to improve the Zestimate® home valuation algorithm. From the company… “Data scientists everywhere have a unique opportunity to work on the algorithm that changed the world of real estate – and win $1 million for improving it.” [Read more…] about Improve the Zillow Zestimate home valuation algorithm and win, BIG!