Author Archives: gisuser

Esri Provides U.S. Flooding Public Information Map for Central U.S.

TweetSuch a tragedy seeing the flooding and devastation in the South this week… we hope all of our readers and colleagues are staying dry and safe! To help those of you interested in tracking and/or monitoring the current situation, Esri … Continue reading

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World’s Lightest Portable Immersive Virtual Reality Glasses hit CES Asia

TweetSomething pretty cool out of CES Asia, the World’s smallest VR glasses – enter Dlodlo. According to the company, Dlodlo VR Glasses are used in a variety of ways:  for gaming, movies, apps, and adult entertainment [and no doubt, for … Continue reading

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Reading Tip – 5 Free Resources for Coders or Would-Be Coders

TweetSome week-end or late night reading tips here along with several resources that a coder or would-be coder might find handy to have in the library… Enjoy!

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Expedia Road Rage Report Reveals Trends in Texting and Maps Apps

TweetFrom Expedia, a fun way to kick off the summer road trip season. Data from this year’s effort indicated that “The Texter” generates the most fury among pre-established  categories of American drivers, earning scorn of 26 percent of 1,000 respondents. … Continue reading

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How to Write a Tweet!

TweetSounds simple enough right? Jot down 140 characters (max) and hit send, that’s it! Well, indeed that is what most people do, however, it really isn’t that simple, particularly if you expect some engagement. Thanks to the crew at Hootsuite, … Continue reading

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Dev Tip – HTML5 Programming Cookbook

TweetHere’s a tip off about a useful resource you might wish to add to your iPad library, a cookbook of tips and coding strategies to help you get up and running with the popular web programming language, html5. This 66 … Continue reading

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Canadian Geomatics Industry Generates 19,000 Jobs, $2+ Billion to the Economy

TweetNatural resources Canada recently released details of an assessment of the state of geomatics in Canada

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5 Reasons to Replace Proprietary GPS Handhelds with a Modern, Mobile Solution

TweetThis guide was written to help organizations leave the past behind and join today’s mobile revolution. Here are five compelling reasons for operations managers to modernize their field data collection workflows, free their field workers from the shackles of proprietary … Continue reading

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Esri StoryMap – Mapping the 2015 Nepal Earthquake

TweetFrom Esri… the Mapping the 2015 Nepal Earthquake smart map provides a 3D web scene of the area affected by the avalanche on Mount Everest, as well as information about rescue and relief operations and critical infrastructure.

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Webinar Tip – Maximizing R.O.I. with Laser Scanners

TweetIn this webinar, attendees will learn about the diverse ways laser scanners are being used today in Architecture, Engineering and Construction. Multiple strategies will be discussed for reducing the learning curve when implementing the technology. Case studies and real world … Continue reading

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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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