A few of the latest, trending topics on GISuser and popular articles and news items from the past week:
Census Bureau Celebrates 25th Anniversary of TIGER
Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (TIGER) database – the first nationwide digital map of roads, boundaries and water – was initially created for the 1990 Census to modernize the once-a-decade head count.
Google Maps’ Thanksgiving Traffic Alert: Wednesday the Worst Day to Drive
Google Maps has released traffic information for 21 cities* across the U.S. to reveal insights for avoiding Thanksgiving traffic as well as top searches in Google Maps before, during, and after Thanksgiving.
Career Opportunity – Sales Manager, Mobile Mapping
Leica Geosystems, Denver CO
GIS classes start Jan 5 at the University of Denver – still time to register!
Dev Tip – Beginning Android Application Development
Beginning Android Application Development pares down the most essential steps you need to know so you can start creating Android applications today.
New Climate Resilience Toolkit helps communities prepare
The U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit is a website developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and other Federal agencies to enable decision-makers to take action to boost their climate resilience using data-driven tools, information, and subject-matter expertise to make smarter decisions
5 Cool Things – Tools to Help You Work Better, Smarter and Faster with LiDAR
LiDAR is all the rage and there’s a number of tools and resources at the disposal of the technology professional to help him/her work with better and smarter with point clouds and LiDAR data. Here we offer up suveral fine suggested apps along with a number of additional links to LiDAR solution providers
The Ultimate Windows 8 Kit
Become familiar with Windows 8. Whether you’ve pre-ordered a Windows 8 device or are just wondering what’s new.
HOT JOB – National Mapping Practice Manager Redlands, California
Shape the business strategy and guide our execution in implementing production systems at topographic, hydrographic, and aeronautical customers worldwide