Category Archives: new york

50 Nokia Lumia 1020s + Microsoft Surface Generate #LivingMoments from New York

TweetWhat can you accomplish with the pretty incredible camera packed inside the Nokia Lumia 1020? Check this out… Paul Trillo and his awesome team are back again! This time they are armed with 50 connected Lumia 1020’s, a Microsoft Surface … Continue reading

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3D scanning to Preserve a National Treasure from the 1964 World’s Fair

TweetHere’s details of an amazing project from Cyark who are wanting to preserve a piece of American history. From the company… “we’ve launched our first ever Kickstarter campaign to fund the scanning of the 1964 World’s Fair New York State … Continue reading

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Rats in New York – there’s a map {and OpenData} for that

TweetMapping rats… why not? Did you know that the Big Apple has a rat information portal? Oh, and its nothing new, the resource has been around for more than 5 years now thanks to the Dept. of Health. Details from … Continue reading

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Updated New York harbor nautical chart provides post-Sandy updates

TweetAn interesting update from NOAA reveals an updated, post-Hurricane Sandy nautical chart for New York harbor. From NOAA – “This new chart edition is the first product of a multi-year post-Sandy charting plan,” said Rear Admiral Gerd Glang, director of … Continue reading

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Friday Fun With Maps – America As Seen by A New Yorker

TweetHow about a little Friday fun with maps and a sweet, little gem I stumbled upon today… America as viewed by a New Yorker… I just love the “empty space caused by the stupid shape of Idaho”… LOL! Got any … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy: The AfterMap from Esri Reveals Pre and Post Sandy NOAA Imagery

TweetThe latest Esri story map is a handy resource that reveals the latest pre and post Sandy imagery from NOAA. Using a slider action the user simply drags the red line to delineate where the pre and post imagery will … Continue reading

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Video – Hurricane Sandy Filmed on Bikes in NYC

TweetThanks to my fb friend Kasey from NY for sharing details of this awesome video created by Casey Neistat. Enjoy this amazing short film created by riding around New York on bicycles for 4 hours during the storm (Sandy)  – … Continue reading

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Elop and Ballmer Take the Stage in New York to Announce Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 Devices

TweetSo, Sept 5, 2012 and Nokia rolls out their much anticipated announcement of their first Windows Phone 8 powered devices, the feature-rich and impressive Nokia Lumia 920 and the slightly smaller, more lightweight 820 – it seems Nokia is following … Continue reading

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GeoWeb Summit Fall 2011 NY Event and Discount – @geowebforum

TweetGeoweb Forum is a community platform for pioneers in the emerging geoweb industry. Geoweb Forum is also the launching pad for events including the Geoweb Summit, Geoweb Expo and research via Geoweb Survey and Geoweb Report.  PlaceIQ co-founder/CEO Duncan McCall, … Continue reading

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Nokia E63 – in red hot or cool blue Available in the USA for $279 unlocked!

TweetThis is a total score and I have to say.. .finally! this awesome device is available to consumers at Nokia flagship stores (Chicago, New York) and at online e-tailors). This 279 USD techy treat delivers a host of multimedia features, … Continue reading

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New York State GIS Clearinghouse

TweetThe NYS GIS Coordinating Body promotes and facilitates the development, effective use, and sharing of geographic information. This is a fine resource for locating GIS data, orthophotos, and educational material within the State of New York.Recent additions to the portal … Continue reading

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Free New York DRG (FTP)

TweetFree download of all DRG files for New York. Conveniently made available via FTP by PASDA – See ftp://www.pasda.psu.edu/pub/pasda/other_states/ny/drg24k/ The Free GIS Data Blog encourages you to visit www.GISuser.com for more leads to free GIS data!

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