Here’s a really cool application tip that comes via way of my friends at the @Co_mmunitySD co-working space in San Diego, CA, enter Teleport. This clever app is designed for those of you who work with teams that are spread out all over the country, or all over the World. Teleport helps you to plan for your next meeting, providing transportation options and prices so that you can budget accordingly.
Big Data, we hear about it all the time and really, when you think about it, GIS and geospatial technology is all about the data! Here’s a tip off about an interesting resource that is being offered for free for a limited time, Big Data for Dummies
So, here’s something I’ve been thinking about for some time – GeoGeeks Driving in cars for Coffee! A trial post for what’s to come.
Join me, Glenn (@gletham) on a short drive to catch up on the latest in GeoTech. Hopefully I’ll have periodic guest GeoGeeks join me and we’ll go for a drive, grab a coffee and chat mobile, geotech, baseball, beer, and ?? This first kick-off episode went a little longer than I had imagined, expect shorter segments in the future (unless viewers want otherwise). In this show I talk about ESRIUC, ESRI DevSummit, A webinar from TerraGo, and the new PDF Maps Affiliate program from Avenza. Enjoy and please do share some feedback with me!
Something really exciting and cool to kick off 2016 from Avenza Systems as they have just announced the launch of their Map reseller affiliate program. What this means for you and the entire map enthusiast community is that you can now earn $$ simply by referring your website visitors, customers, clients and ??? to their popular online map store – think Amazon-Like affiliate system for maps!
A little tip for you on a product announcement you may have missed over the busy December holiday season as Blue Marble Geographics announced a major update to their popular Geographic Calculator Software – I like to call it the Swiss Army knife for Geotech users!
Recall, as the industry leader, this powerful application has become an essential part of the data management toolkit for businesses, organizations, and government departments where spatial data must be accurate and consistent. The Geographic Calculator is used to quickly and efficiently convert, reproject, and transform all forms of spatial data and includes the largest database of geodetic parameters available anywhere. The 2016 release includes improvements throughout all aspects of the software. [Read more…]
Well, here we go again, PowerBall fever is sweeping the US. With a record pot of more than $650,000,000 expected for the January 9, 2016 draw there’s no wonder that the excitement is building! For those of us with some background in statistics, we all know that the odds of actually winning this pot are down-right rediculous, truth be told, you could likely expect to be struck by lightning multiple times before you hit this jackpot! Note, the actual odds of winning the jackpot are 1: 292,201,338
Like many of you, I’m watching CES news and updates from home and wishing I was there. Today I want to share one of the coolest things I’ve seen come out of CES for the day, the Steam CC Coffee Ripples App! This Latest printing technology and app allows any photo or image from phones to be shared instantly on a cappuccino or latte – awesome!!
With the turn of the calendar to 2016 there’s now a new player on the block! Well, the name may sound familiar, however, the structure and the company are new and should have some great things in store for the industry (and their customers) in 2016 – say hello to Fulcrum Mobile Solutions LLC.
I’ve always enjoyed the annual tech updates and predictions from Chetan Sharma – he knows his stuff! Recently he shared his annual predictions and “what is hot in mobile” survey results. From sharma… “We do our annual survey to engage our knowledgeable community on trends and events to keep an eye on. The composite view gives a glimpse into the future scenarios. Executives, developers, and insiders from leading mobile companies and startups from across the value chain and from the around the globe participated to educate us on what to expect of 2016. ”