Yes indeed, just $99 for this waterproof, Android smartphone from Kyocera – enter the REACH. The Hydro REACH, is now available from Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA nationwide. Building on the legacy of success of Kyocera’s Hydro Series, the Hydro REACH sports a large 5-inch display and with a textured back cover and rounded edges for a comfortable feel in the hand. The phone goes on sale today for just $99.99.
Geosoft announced the launch of the Botswana Geoscience Portal, a partnership initiative with the Botswana Geoscience Institute and industry sponsors. The geoscience portal aims to help Botswana attract new investment in resource exploration, improve transparency and stimulate collaboration between government, industry and the public to advance understanding of the economic and social needs of the North-West district.
Yes indeed, well, according to this list anyway… it seems that map makers, cartographers and the like are in big demand as they have made a list of fastest growing careers of 2016.
This comes from the article…
Oh, mapmaker, mapmaker, make me a map—the need for people who gather and interpret geographic information to make maps will bloom by 30 percent by 2024. [Read more…]
The most rugged Windows tablet on the market, designed and manufactured by Juniper Systems, Inc., is now shipping. Running Windows 10, the Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet is the only IP68-rated Windows tablet available, providing users with powerful processing capabilities in harsh environments, and allowing for a seamless transition from field data collection to data analysis, and finally to decision-making.
DigitalGlobe has announced an update to their Maps API that allows for a more flexible budget while still delivering the highest-quality imagery available, and will now offer the service free of charge (temporary) for new apps, allowing them to experiment with geospatial features to enhance their offerings.
As app usership increases, developers can incrementally scale up their plan to allow for app commercialization, custom licensing terms and increased data security, among other features.
Woah… they’ve done it again! Yes indeed, today @HP unveiled the new HP Spectre, the world’s thinnest laptop. Sleek, long battery life, tough, sexy, powerful, artisan gold and more!
It can’t hurt to beef up your coding skills, particularly with more Python! Find out how to write readable, even beautiful, code with Python.
A great story of how one young woman decided to learn a little bit about coding and caught the bug. Now she’s taken things to another level and wants to help young women everywhere get into coding – enter the Karlie Kloss’s Coding Camps for girls. According to this article in FastCo, this summer, Kloss is taking it up a notch by launching her own Kode with Klossy coding camps for young women aged 13-18 in Los Angeles, New York, and her hometown of St. Louis, using Flatiron’s Learn.co curriculum and learning platform.
The folks at LizardTech would like you to know about some hidden gems (think data manipulation tools) you’ll find with their flagship solution, GeoExpress. GeoExpress offers a dozen built-in applications that users can leverage to further process and enhance their geospatial data sets. LizardTech developed these tools to improve end user efficiency when working with raster satellite and aerial imagery and LiDAR elevation data.
It seems that Python is always a trending language with the geogeeks and Python programming tips are always a welcomed addition. so here’s a resource you might enjoy. Kick-start your Python projects with these hot recipes!