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Week-end Reading : The Steve Jobs Way

TweetA little week-end reading for you Apple enthusiasts… In The Steve Jobs Way, Jay Elliot gives the reader the opportunity of seeing Steve Jobs as only his closest associates have ever seen him, and to learn what has made him … Continue reading

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5 Things on Friday – Tree Maps, Dating Tips, Tree Maps and more

TweetOnce again, time to share 5 cool things that we stumbled onto on the web this week… enjoy as I take a look at some new hardware, awesome maps, a dating service add-on, and the most incredible beer pong table … Continue reading

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Esri App Dev Challenge Ends Monday

TweetYou Esri app developers, take note that the App Challenge is ending Monday. Esri is offering up some nice prize money ($10K, $2K, $1K) to the top apps. Entries will be accepted until Monday, April 27 5 PM PDT with … Continue reading

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Interactive Dating Map – A Guide to Dating Across Europe

TweetWith so many people meeting online (estimated at over 33% of couples) crossing International boundaries to go on a date is now pretty common, however, being aware of cultural differences and social etiquette need to be considered – enter the … Continue reading

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Facebook Q1 Earnings $3.5 Billion, up 42% from 2014!

TweetFacebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 and lets just say the numbers are BIG and pretty much everything is up, from revenues, to users, to ad spending and more!

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Small Unmanned systems for Search and Rescue

TweetSmall Unmanned Systems Business Exposition  takes place in San Fran. in late April and along with it there will be a number of interesting workshops. In particular, sessions on UAV mapping and on search and rescue and the the use … Continue reading

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Mapmakers Invited to Submit Their Best Map Story

TweetHere’s an fun competition from Esri for those of you who can’t get enough of making awesome maps

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5 Trends and Future of Enterprise Mobility Includes Geography

TweetSome new research on trends in mobility… According to Forrester, there will be one billion smartphone consumers by 2016, with 257 million smartphones and 126 million tablets in the U.S. alone.  Businesses will implement the following five trends in response … Continue reading

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Webinar – Deliver GIS-Lite Interactive Apps

TweetA webinar tip from our friends at TerraGo… Deliver GIS-Lite from ArcMap with TerraGo Publisher for ArcGIS – April 14, 2015, 12:00PM – 12:30PM (ET).  Learn how to deliver GIS-Lite capabilities inside documents to your clients, customers, and the people who … Continue reading

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TerraGo Rolls Out version 3.5 of TerraGo Edge

TweetAn interesting update for those of you in need of Survey Grade Precision for Field Workers and Data Management Tools for your GIS Department.

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Google Maps Adds Pac Man!

TweetYep, I said Pac Man! Here’s a little kickback to the 1980s as Google has added the ability for users to play a little Pac Man via the Google Maps service.  Simply visit and click on the little PacMan … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Asks Residents to Be A Pothole Spotter

TweetAn interesting request from the Cincinnati City Manager… City Manager Harry Black is asking Cincinnati drivers to join the campaign to “Be a Pothole Spotter.” from the news post – “We’re in primetime pothole season. The ground’s thawing up, and … Continue reading

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