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GIS makes trick-or-treating more alive

Trick-or-treat is a long time tradition on Halloween day which is right around the corner and fast approaching. On Halloween day, finding out the hot spot for candies is never be the easy and safe task for children. But, Nextdoor, a private social network for neighborhood, lets

Rosetta: The Ambition to create Space history!

Rosetta marks the beginning of a new era in Space exploration! An Era, where we are able to collect scientific data from a comet that is 4.6 billion years old, to answer one of the most intriguing questions of mankind “Where did the water on Earth come

Skybox for Good: Satellite Imagery for Public benefit

The LandSat open data policy allowed several researchers across the world to access Multi Spectral Satellite Imagery for research purposes and is perhaps the most used Satellite Imagery dataset for research purposes but it was Google Earth that really democratized access to Satellite Imagery, enabling everyone to

Telenav launches HopOver – new check-in app. Clone of Foursquare or revolution?

Over the years I’ve seen a lot of  different location-based social networks.  Typical scenario: you share your location among group of friends or strangers, you can view people nearby on a map and you can interact with them. Where, Plazes, Dodgeball, Sociallight, Loopt, Limbo, Gowalla, BrightKite, Qyoe, Gypsii, Whrrl, TellMeWhere, FireEagle, Moximity, Locassa,

Rosetta Mission: All geared up for Landing on the Comet

European Space Agency has decided that November 12th, 2014 will be the day when the Rosetta Mission lands “Philae” the lander on the surface of the comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko or simply 67P (Remember Rosetta). If all goes well, November 12th, 2014 will be the first time in the history