Yes indeed, are you looking for a chance to get on stage at ESRIUC (well, not the main stage but the next best thing!) The crew is still accepting lightning talk pitches. this is a chance for you to tell your story with a slide deck in 5 minutes or less.. a great opportunity!
Indeed there’s plenty of “experts” out there today… heck, you may be one yourself! But when it comes to LinkedIn, Neil Schaffer is indeed savvy. So, I took note of this free resource that Neil has provided to help you be even more productive with LinkedIn for your business. There’s many benefits to using Linkedin and it really doesn’t require much time or effort, just work smart not hard.
About the book… Download this free eBook to get useful information that is just as relevant for employees getting trained on LinkedIn as it is for professionals, executives and business owners trying to derive more value from their LinkedIn profiles.
There’s no arguing that location technology is powerful, particularly when you add location to a cool mobile app that delivers awesome promotions, specials, and even free stuff nearby. Another new kid on the block just launched this week in the Boston area – enter GoPapaya. The app serves to connect restaurants with potential customers by notifying them about open tables, specials and the like. According to the service, the live feed presents an array of nearby restaurants that are currently offering promotions from 10% – 75%
DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 satellite has captured images of the Wildfire in Fort McMurray Alberta Canada, see details below as shared by DigitalGlobe
Image courtesy DigitalGlobe © 2016
Let me share with you a little bit of coolness under the topic of “coming soon”… this for those of you that are planning on hitting the annual ESRIUC in San Diego this June (yes June and not July like you might be used to!). Thanks to the Echosec crew (an Esri small business startup program business) here in town for sharing with me a very slick, “coming soon” bit of functionality that really rocks! I can’t divulge everything but this example map produced very quickly (like in seconds in total) gives a look at some speedy analysis (a heat map in this case) that was run on social media activity taking place around the Fort McMurray, Alberta town that is currently under siege by a wildfire – Note: if interested, the Canadian Government is currently matching all Red Cross donations!
Sharing photos via Flickr is an awesome way to archive and share photos, I’ve been using the service almost since Day 1. The now free service provides a great way to easily upload photos over mobile while it is also to have a backup of your photos hosted in the cloud. Flickr makes it a little tricky to locate your feed, however, it really is there!
Python was conceived in the late 1980s and its implementation was started in December 1989 by Guido van Rossum at CWI in the Netherlands as a successor to the ABC programming language capable of exception handling and interfacing with the Amoeba operating system. Python 2.0 was released on October 16, 2000, with many major new features including, a cycle-detecting garbage collector (in addition to reference counting) for memory management and support for Unicode. (Wikipedia)
To commemorate Bike to Work Week (May 16-20) and Bike to Work Day (May 20), the U.S. Census Bureau presents a graphic showing the percentage of people biking to work in cities with a population of 100,000 or more. The percentages are derived from the 2014 American Community Survey .
Seems that areas near Berkeley, CA, Boulder, CO, Cambridge MA, and Portland OR led the nation in riding on two wheels!