Welcome to the 13th GeoawesomeQuiz! Let’s hope that #13 will be lucky for you:). Remember to take quizzes from the previous weeks. Have fun!
TomTom has released a new Android app which brings its really cool PND user interface to the world of smartphones. I know that it sounds ridiculous to make the app interface look like in PND not the other way around, but you won’t know what I mean until
We’ve been always a little bit disappointed about how the Twitter makes use of location. Fortunately it seems that guys at Twitter are aware that you can do much more with it. Yesterday the social network announced a partnership with Foursquare. Twitter users will soon be able to specify and
The Landsat program from USGS/NASA is certainly the most iconic Earth Observation program ever. Not only does it provide the longest continuous space-based record of Earth but the Landsat program also democratized access to satellite imagery, enabling researchers across the world to use latest satellite imagery for
The 300 South Wacker building has never been what anyone would call a good looking skyscraper. Built in 1971 the 445 foot (135 meters) tower was considered to be one of the most dull buildings in Chicago with its grey-colored concrete elevator shaft in the center of its
Geospatial technologies have revolutionized the way we look at and approach problems. “Spatial Thinking” has become a skill that’s now slowly gaining importance. Wouldn’t it be great to talk about the awesomeness of Geo in a course! Luckily for us geogeeks, the course titled “Maps and the
Welcome to our 12th GeoawesomeQuiz! Have you already tested your geo-knowledge with our previous quizzes? This week the Quiz is even more challenging. Have fun!
Last week Nokia has brought its mapping app back to iOS. Back? Some of you might still remember the terrible HERE app for iOS which has been launched in 2012 and removed from the Apple’s AppStore a few month later. I still keep it on my iPhone just to remember how
Many times it happens that you need to quickly visualize your data on a map but you don’t have a time to play for hours with ArcGIS or QGIS to make it look good. In this tutorial I’ll show you how make an awesome looking map in Excel
Automated Driving and Driver-less cars are definitely one of the most exciting tech projects in development and they have constantly been in news for a while now. We at Geoawesomeness had the pleasure of talking to Mr. Dietmar Rabel, Head, Product Management for Automated Driving and Mr.
Welcome to our GeoawesomeQuiz number 11! Join thousands of Geo Geeks from all around the world who test their Geo-knowledge every week. Every Friday we publish a new test. We don’t promise it will be easy… Are you accepting the challenge?
A few years ago, Bill Davenhall, who was ESRI’s Global Marketing Manager for Health and Human Services Solution on Geomedicine at that time gave an insightful TED talk “Your health depends on where you live“. Since the TED talk back in 2010, National agencies across the world have
If you’re reading this blog, you’re most likely a serious geo-geek. You are no stranger to GPS tech and your heart beats faster when you see a cool map. But being in a spatial state of mind means also to suffer… It hurts when you see a great
Smart Cities is one of the biggest technology trends of the year, more and more governments across the world are starting to understand the potential behind the concept and are beginning to invest in Public-Private partnerships to make Cities smarter and environmental friendly. While the idea behind
Most high-end cars these days come with an inbuilt Personal Navigation Device (PND) but that number is still small and while PNDs might not be dead (PNDs are not dead), it is true that many people increasingly use their smartphone as their Navigation Assistant for different reasons.