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Map – poem by Wislawa Szymborska

Two days ago I saw in New Yorker the translation of the poem of one of the greatest Polish poets – Wisława Szymborska, recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature. She died in 2012 at the age of 88. The last poem she was working on just before

Geospatial Job Search

Are you frustrated with your job search? Discover some pointers to stand out from yourjob search competitors? Do recruitment agencies help or hinder yourjob search? Job Search Frustration Searching for a new job can be a frustrating and often a depressing process but try to remain positive

Geofencing And My Business

What is Geofencing? The heart of geofencing is exactly what it sounds like – a virtual fence around a geographic area. Establishing a geofence and linking it to a mobile device like a smartphone allows you to know when a person has entered or exited the defined geofenced location. For

Insights into the 2014 GEOSPATIAL WORLD FORUM

  Happening from the 5th to the 9th May in Geneva, Switzerland, the 2014 Geospatial World Forum is a major woldwide event for anyone involved or curious about the geospatial industry. With a strong focus on the corporate side of geospatial technologies, the GWF is a unique event

How cartographers should map Crimea?

Over the last few weeks the whole world has been watching the dynamic situation on Crimea. Tough actions of Russia and diplomatic attempts of the West. From the cartographical point of view the question: “How to map Crimea?” is complex, difficult… and very subjective… It reflects the purpose of the

Attend GeoSkill Project Workshop in Netherlands

Initiated by the Dutch and the Geo Employment Market Foundation (SAGEO), the GeoSkill Plus Project is an ambitious project aiming to match labour market needs with geo education offer in Europe. PROJECT DESCRIPTION “Geo Skills + is a European Commission funded project under DG Education and Culture, Leonardo da

Sentinel-1A ready to launch on 3 April 2014

Europe’s first satellite for Copernicus (European Earth Observation Program, formerly known as GMES – Global Monitoring for Environment and Security), Sentinel-1A,  is almost prepared for its launch on 3 April 2014 at Europe’s Spaceport near Kourou in French Guiana, an overseas department of France. The satellite is

Urban Wayfinding Jacket: Navigate in Fashion!

Wearable technology is the obvious next step in our already digital lifestyles. Google recently launched its Android Wear which is very similar in concept to Samsung Gear and it is well kept secret that Apple is also planning to launch its own smartwatch. These product launches have only