Category Archives: web search

Utah is Not Only Gorgeous But Their #OpenGov State Web Portal is Awesome!

TweetKudos to the State of Utah on their awesome web portal and for being recognized for excellence in web design and serving the population with an internet gateway that is complete awesome! The State was even recognized recently with a … Continue reading

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US Language Mapper Maps Where non-English Speaking Populations Live

TweetSomething new from the US Census Bureau, a handy map resource to help identify regions in the country where specific language clusters exist. According to this new resource based on the 207-2011 Community Survey Data, Spanish, Chinese Top Non-English Languages … Continue reading

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Webmaps – National Geologic map database serves up geologic maps of the US

TweetI’m a huge fan of geologic maps and so I was pretty stoked to poke around in the newly updated National Geologic map database from the USGS. This awesome WMS enables you to quickly pan around the US in search … Continue reading

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Geospatial Revolution Project – Mapping Power to The People

TweetThe Fourth and final episode of the Geospatial Revolution Project from Penn State Public Broadcasting is now available. The episode titled “Mapping Power to The People” looks at the World and monitoring/understanding environmental change using geospatial technologies and satellite imagery.  … Continue reading

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Yahoo! Sketch a spatial search

TweetYahoo! just recently rolled out Yahoo! Y sketch for iPhone a cool search tool where users simply sketch an area of interest on a map and look for hits of interest returned within the area… very clever!

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SwankyAnts Tells You Whats on Anywhere – new map-based events website

TweetA tip came my way from an old U. Vic colleague of mine regarding a cool, new map-based events website – enter SwankyAnts. This community events web service enables users to browse or add details of events taking place in … Continue reading

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Free stuff.. here’s a web developer tip for ya – SnagIt

TweetYou know I love free stuff so here’s an early Christmas gift… this one will save you about $50.. Snag-It is now apparently free! This is an awesome, must-have utility for anyone that maintains a website or blog. SnagIt enables … Continue reading

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Free stuff.. here’s a web developer tip for ya – SnagIt

TweetYou know I love free stuff so here’s an early Christmas gift… this one will save you about $50.. Snag-It is now apparently free! This is an awesome, must-have utility for anyone that maintains a website or blog. SnagIt enables … Continue reading

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Simple Web Mapping with the new HTML ImageMapper NG – AJAX

TweetImagine being able to do all your analysis and cartography in ArcView of ArcGIS and then get your map online in minutes with no programming and no hassles… even I can do it ;0) I’ve been a big fan of … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Bridge Routing Application built with ESRI’s Web 2.0 Mapping solution

TweetESRI is boasting about a very cool webmapping application in use in Minneapolis. It helps commuters determine the best route to take to avoid problems and congestion that has resulted from the I-35 W bridge collapse over the Mississippi River. … Continue reading

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GISuser Data Search Engine with 1900 new resources (mostly for Free data)

TweetRecall last week I made mention of the Google Co-op API and the new functionality that enables users (like me) to create their very own search engine. Since that time I’ve added some 1900+ of my favorite GIS resources (mostly … Continue reading

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chacha search engine… searching the web with a real, live person helping you!

TweetI just read an article about a new search engine called ChaCha. It offers up basic search apparently using the dmoz open directory results (I think). It also has a guided search where a real person holds your hand and … Continue reading

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