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Canada’s Launches a Search for the National Bird Project

TweetWow, as a Canadian I was surprised to find out that Canada doesn’t actually have an “official” national bird! Yes indeed… like me, i bet you likely suspected it was the Canadian goose or perhaps the loon but nope, sorry! … Continue reading

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Create, Share, Print, and Order your own, Custom MapWheel

TweetEver wanted your very own map wheel? You know, those very cool directional plaques (toposcope) that sit in your yard or business and direct people to your favorite cities around the World. Well, now you can – enter MapWheel.

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DataViz – The Growth of Colleges in America

TweetAn impressive effort here, Map of the growth of Colleges in America. In order to create the product, I’m told by creator, Mike Summons, that he manually searched for each college’s founding date and latitude/longitude, finishing with a list of … Continue reading

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Is ESRI to Reschedule the 2016 #esriuc to Avoid Conflict with @MLB All Star Game?

TweetI have to thank Twitter colleague, Craig Williams (@williamscraigm) for some tips and insight on this one! Those of you who are baseball fans may be aware that the 2016 MLB All Star game was recently awarded to the San … Continue reading

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Map Design Gone Wrong – Do People Even Care Anymore?

TweetCartographers take pride in their work, typically applying all the rules and principles of good cartographic design to their work, all in an effort to make people want to look at and appreciate their work (See Esri, Make Maps People … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Marry or Date a GeoTech Professional or GeoGeek

TweetHere’s a little end of the week fun… Dating  a geek  can have its perks [and a few pitfalls]. For example, you won’t have to worry about getting over-caffeinated when they say they need to work with some Java. Remembering … Continue reading

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The Incredible 2015 Ikea BookBook – Experience the Power!

TweetAt only 8mm thin, and weighing in at less than 400g, the 2015 IKEA Catalogue comes pre-installed with thousands of home furnishing ideas — This was just simple too awesome not to share!! Enjoy… (Source)  

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Plume from Fukushima, Japan took 2.1 years to travel across the Pacific Ocean

TweetAn interesting update from EarthSky regarding a topic of interest to those on the Pacific coast. From the article… A radiation plume from the March, 2011 nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan took about 2.1 years to travel via ocean currents … Continue reading

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F2V – A virtual platform for waterway data

TweetThis is very cool from @FlyingFishViews (Beta) – A virtual platform for waterway data. Take a trip downstream using this StreetView-Like platform. According to the developers, F2V is a streetview like experience for rivers made possible by integrating imagery, … Continue reading

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The Business Card is Not Dead! Card DesignsThat Will Blow your Mind

TweetHave you looked closely at your business card lately? Have you ever passed one out to someone and they paused, carefully looked it over (both sides) and said “WOW!”? If not then perhaps you should think about spicing it up … Continue reading

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Emojis for the GeoGeek!

TweetHere’s a little fun from the Esri GeoGeeks as they’ve asked the @esrigram followers for thoughts on some cool Emojis for the ArcGIS user. The result is an impressive, fun list of some 20 cool emojis… have fun!

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