Category Archives: web20

NATO HQ Launches Interactive Web Map Based on Esri Technology

TweetThe North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has just released “NATO on Duty,” an interactive, multi-media web map based on Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) software. “The purpose of the map is to illustrate to the general public the wide-range of … Continue reading

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AIDSVu Maps Depict Impact of HIV in Denver Metro Area

TweetSome new mapping for the Denver Metro area from the AIDSVu project out of Emery University. AIDSVu is a compilation of online maps that display HIV prevalence data across the U.S. at the national, state and local levels, and by … Continue reading

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Beer Maps and more! Interactive Maps from Esri Add Geographic Context to the Super Bowl

TweetSome super bowl mapping fun from Esri… Are you ready for the big game? In honor of Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, February 2, we’ve created a pair of maps that provide different views into the NFL’s annual championship game. … 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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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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Build your own vector based web map of rivers in the contiguous 48 states

TweetYou may have already seen this infographic making the rounds on various social media channels. The visual is a stunning look at all of the hydrographic features in America and indeed it is quite impressive. But what you may not … 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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Amazing Street View WebMap of National Parks from @Nature_Valley

TweetWow, I’m simply loving this one! During my morning crawl around the web for interesting “Geo” news announcements I was surprised to notice a little gem from of all companies, Nature Valley – yes indeed, the guys who make those … Continue reading

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Video – Tim O’reilly The Power of Platforms from Web 2.0 to Gov 2.0

TweetThe internet operating system is a data operating system… Via Esri videos, Tim O’Reilly, founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media, explores the notion of the Internet becoming an Operating System with subsystems and applications that deliver services and the importance … Continue reading

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Dartmouth Health Atlas Project – Mapping Health Trends and Stats

TweetFor more than 20 years, the Dartmouth Atlas Project has documented glaring variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States. The project uses Medicare data to provide information and analysis about national, regional, and local … Continue reading

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Early Registration Extended for O’Reilly Where 2.0

TweetFrom O’reilly Media… In these tough economic times we realize passing on savings to you, our audience, is something worth consideration and importance.  We are extending our early registration pricing until March 1, 2010, which saves you $300 off standard … Continue reading

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The Waze international partner program

TweetMore waves from Waze as the company has this week announced details of their new International partner program. Waze’s crowdsourced map building platform and strong consumer appeal enables map-owners to enhance their offering with real-time traffic and map data, while … Continue reading

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