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EDU Tip – Introduction to QGIS via Self Paced Learning

TweetHere’s a fabulous New Year E-learning opportunity for the young GeoGeek, or anyone looking to polish up their programming skills. QGIS, much like Python, is a skill all the cool kids are learning, and employers are craving! Enter this MOOC … Continue reading

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NASA Explains Holiday Lights from Space

TweetGreat stuff from NASA… remember Buddy in the Holiday movie trying to light up his house to be seen from space?? From NASA… It’s official — our holiday lights are so bright we can see them from space. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Video – Alex Philp on “Measuring Everything” Ignite dev@Insight

TweetAlex Philp is a smart cookie, so any opportunity that you have a chance to see and hear him deliver a talk you really should take advantage of it. Most recently, Alex delivered a Spark at an Ignite event.. enjoy … Continue reading

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10 new articles and GeoTech tips from GISuser

TweetLots of activity in the GeoTech space this week so far. the following are 10 new items of interest to appear at GISuser – A Tip – be sure to send your news tips to us! “” – 10 new … Continue reading

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Google’s New Video Series for iOS Developers – Route 85

TweetRoute 85 is coming to the Google Developers Youtube Channel –  +Todd Kerpelman is working on a series of videos for iOS developers. Bet you never would have thought this would come out of the GooglePlex! See also the Google Dev … Continue reading

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NASA Challenges Developers With The Climate Resilience Data Challenge

TweetSome cool stuff from NASA, an opportunity for developers who really want to help with a great cause!  NASA in partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is offering more than $35,000 in prizes to citizen scientists for ideas that … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Esri! Say Hello to ArcGIS 10.3 #12DaysArcGIS

TweetJust in time for the Holidays… details of ArcGIS 10.3 – yep, “The Next Generation of GIS” courtesy of Esri’s Sud Menon! Via the Esri blog, Menon shares that 10.3 is now available – “a major release that will help … Continue reading

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Share Your Comments on OpenGov and OpenData

TweetWe’d like to hear from you with a little feedback and comments regarding Open Government and OpenData. We’d like you to share your favorite resources, comment on the state of OpenGov and provide some general feedback… enjoy, and thanks for … Continue reading

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10 hot consumer trends for 2015 and Beyond

TweetJust in time for year end from Ericssson… 10 hot consumer trends in mobility. Yes indeed, I love the year-end predictions, often we seem to hear many of the same ones year after year, for example, privacy concerns, social media, … Continue reading

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USGS Releases Drought Visualization Website – Insights on the California Drought

TweetA newly released interactive California Drought visualization website aims to provide the public with atlas-like, state-wide coverage of the drought and a timeline of its impacts on water resources.

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The Top 5 Best and Worst Resume Terms

TweetThe year end is rapidly approaching and that means time to polish up the resume – yep, this is hands-down THE best time to shop yourself around and score that dream job! Before you hit send on that resume though … Continue reading

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Do You Ever Wonder, What Happened to Foursquare?

TweetEver ask yourself, “what ever happened with foursquare”? I’m pretty sure that I’m not the only one who has wondered what direction the company has gone with the once “must-have” social checkin tool – a while back I called the … Continue reading

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