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On Twitter and Anonymity

Over the past few weeks, I’ve found myself fascinated by the context that location data can provide to a narrative. The advent of mobile applications and the cheap and reliable equipment they run on has allowed the internet to slip silently into the very center of our lives. 1,563 more words


Lucity Support for ArcGIS 10.3

This month Esri released ArcGIS 10.3.  Lucity 2015 (Feb 2015) and Lucity 2014r2 SP2 (TBD) will include built-in support for this new Esri release. In the meantime, clients using Lucity 2014r2 SP1 and older versions can take advantage of this upgrade with a few simple steps. 76 more words


Combinatorial Optimization for GIS

A real, applied problem in spatial epidemiology crossed my desk last week, and it turns out that it is a super-fun combinatorial optimization challenge, too. 41 more words


Building an International Community of Practice for Neighbourhood Data Collection Workshop

In November, Development Workshop participated in “Acting Locally, Understanding Globally – Workshop on Building an International Community of Practice for Neighbourhood Data Collection” at the… 81 more words


DHS Summer STEM internships

Department of Homeland Security summer internships for STEM students

Application Deadline December 22

$6000 stipend, dates and locations vary.

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more. 85 more words


Google Earth GIS Tourism Map: Myanmar

This isn’t related to Madagascar like the posts in the past, but it is still related to geography. This time this post will be about Myanmar, once known as Burma, in Southeast Asia, a Google Earth file to be more exact. 38 more words

Outside of Germany: a GIS map of Timor Leste

This is a GIS map of East Timor a.k.a Timor Leste. It includes five different map layers: history, culture, economy, politics, and physical geography. Just click on the image below and download the file from Google drive.