Category Archives: gis

Open Government Tour 2014 #OGT14 Hits Victoria BC to Stimulate OpenData Dialog #opengov

TweetA topic that is hugely hot these days, particularly with the GeoTech crowd, is Open Data. I spent an evening in the meeting chambers at our local City Hall discussing OpenData with about 2 dozen other geeks with nothing better … Continue reading

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Connecting with Developers at GeoDevMeetup and the Startup Zone at #esriuc

TweetIt goes without saying that there’s loads of great opportunities for developers at the ESRIUC. Sure they have the dev Summit in the spring, however, the UC is really a great opportunity for the developers to connect with each other … Continue reading

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ESRIUC Day 1 take aways – GIS is reaching its full potential #esriuc

TweetJust one day in to the esriuc and there’s already tons to absorb! Day 1 was all about the plenary session and the state of ArcGIS. Jack Dangermond was the focus of the morning, however, he did share the stage … Continue reading

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TripAdvisor Serves up America’s Top 10 Burger Joints

TweetThere’s nothing better in the summer than a big, juicy burger hot off the grille. So where in America can you score the best burger you might ask? Well, I’m a little biased myself and the results here are likely … Continue reading

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iPhone users focus on health, Android users prefer fitness

TweetOpera Mediaworks has released a two-part study revealing how consumers use their mobile devices to interact and engage with health and fitness content.

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5 Things on Friday

TweetIndeed, it has been a long time since I rolled out a piece for “5 Things on Friday” – a weekly (well not quite) feature where I share 5 of the coolest and most popular things from the week… enjoy!

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Blogging, microblogging, media, social media or… Which for your business?

TweetYou may be wondering, which would be better for me or my business.. blogging, social bookmarking, a social media focus, or ?? A darned good question, particularly as all have a purpose, a time, a place, advantages and disadvantages. So, … Continue reading

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What is the Cloud? The Cloud, Simplified

TweetEver had anyone in your family ask you “what is the cloud”? You may hum and fumble a little and fish around a little to explain it… after all, we all work in the cloud these days but when you … Continue reading

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illustreets Exemplifies the power of Open Data Enabling Anyone to Explore England

TweetYou know the scenario… you want to move to a new city and you’d like to find out where the best places are to live, however, you know nothing about the region at all. Have you been there? Well, there’s … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

TweetWell wishes to all of our friends, readers, colleagues for a very happy and safe holiday season and a Merry Christmas.  Our thoughts are also with those who are less fortunate on this day…

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A Day to Remember and Give Thanks…

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Open Source Leader, Boundless, Rolls out OpenGeo 4.0

TweetThe open source hipsters and geogeeks are being treated to a release this week as OpenGeo errrrrr Boudless has announced the availability ofOpenGeo suite 4.0.  According to teh company, this release brings new features and improvements, including component upgrades to … Continue reading

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