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Options for Open Source, Public Access for ATBI Data

When I worked for the NBII we used Rackspace and Amazon’s cloud service, along with MySQL for the “Species of Greatest Conservation Need” database that held a similar number of species, but no spatial data. 275 more words


Mengingat kembali Hari Bumi, Earth Day

Ada yang lupa tanggal 22 April kemarin hari apa? Hari Bumi!

Ya, tidak semua orang hafal bahwa kemarin adalah hari bumi. Saya pun hampir lupa kemarin hari Bumi, he he. 210 more words


Innovation in Data Science for Sosial Good

This is what I dream of, someday I want to create an innovation in data science realm for social good. I do believe data science can do a lot of things beyond imagination. 156 more words

Social Good

City Digital: The View from 7,000 Feet

This morning, I gave students in my Digital History class a very brief overview of Geographic Information Systems. While Digital History students have been working on keying US census data, GIS students at Harrisburg University and Messiah College have been busy finding different ways to relate our data to digitized maps (see Step 4 of… 163 more words

City Social

How Real-Time GIS Saves Money and Increases Productivity

By Caleb Benedict, Research Analyst, GIS and IoT

Real time mapping is finding an increased number of applications for companies to use. Real time mapping is the GIS process of tracking changes on the earth’s surface and displaying that information on a computer screen as instantly as possible. 266 more words

LSC874 - So many tools, so many formats, and not nearly enough time

Last week, when we played around with the GIS tools, I had little difficulty getting them to do what I wanted. I’ve used Google Earth for years as a fun way to see the pyramids from my living room, and now I get to do image overlays and play with data? 454 more words

Highlights of Hobart Directions 2014

Last Friday took us to the final stop in the Directions Tour: Hobart! It was a great way to wrap things up as we had our biggest ever turn out in the city. 417 more words