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This cool map shows energy sources around the world

Really interesting map has been recently published by Gocompare.com. It shows how much of the world’s electricity is reliant on fossil fuels (coal, oil and gas), nuclear energy and which countries are using renewable energy. In order to get...

Location Intelligence: Foursquare does an amazing job predicting Chipotle’s Q1 results

Two weeks before Chipotle was set to announce its Q1 results, Foursquare's CEO wrote a blog post on medium predicting that the chain will see a 30% dip in sales. Can analysis of location data...

Speed matters. Take part in the Fastest Map Engine Challenge.

Size matters? In the world of mapping speed matters even more. Most of us GeoGeeks experienced a challenge of processing of large spatial datasets... It can take ages. Our friends from GIS Cloud have launched an...

This stunning map shows the world’s shipping routes

Shipmap.org is an amazing mapping project that visualizes the movements of the global merchant fleet over the course of 2012, overlaid on a bathymetric map. Once you hit the play button the journey begins. The...

The good news of Open data and OpenStreetMap Evangelization

  The Greek word εὐαγγέλιον (evangelion) originally meant a reward given to the messenger for good news (εὔ = "good", ἀγγέλλω= "I bring a message"). In...

Hover Camera is a new foldable drone that won’t cut your fingers

Over the last few years we’ve seen hundreds of quadcopters that were either portable or usable. Beijing startup Zero Zero Robotics has just launched...

Top 5 weirdest sights on Google Street View

Google Street View is an amazing service. It captures everyday life of people from all around the world and we all know that there...

Geo Psycho Test: Are you GPS dependent?

Recently we wrote a post with tips about how to reduce your GPS dependency. But the first step in recovery from every addiction is acknowledging...

Connectivity Atlas draws the world’s geography out of man-made infrastructure

Connectivity Atlas is an amazing project that visualizes all man-made transportation, communication and energy infrastructure on a single map. At the same time it...
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This webapp will help you find the closest Burrito

The beauty of location-based technologies is in their usefulness... and who knows maybe it’s the most useful application of mapping tech ever… My Burrito Finder...

How to quit your GPS addiction and dependence?

GPS is a great invention. It allows you to easily discover where you are and how to get from A to B. But...

PrecisionHawk raises $18M to bring drone safety to the next level

As millions of drones started to fly over skies around the world, safety became a major issue. PrecisionHawk, a North Carolina-based company that is addressing this...

How far could you travel 100 years ago?

Recently I came across a really interesting map created by British cartographer John G. Bartholomew in 1914 and published as a part of “An...

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How the Boston Marathon used GIS technology?

Begun in 1897, Boston marathon is always a special marathon event for the running community world-wide. It is held on Patriot's day, the third...

Microsoft teams up with Toyota for Connected drive

For sometime now Microsoft's plans for the connected drive and autonomous vehicle market was the topic of intense speculation. Microsoft's interests in the automotive industry just got...

DJI released a powerful drone for professional filmmakers

On Sunday DJI introduced its most powerful drone yet. DJI Matrice 600 aims at the Hollywood big budget productions. The six rotor drone is designed to lift...

Submarine Cable Map 2016 from TeleGeography is out and you can win it

Every year TeleGeography – a telecom data research firm, releases a stunning map related to global communications. Over the last years the company published...

Where the GIS in the cloud began… Interview with Dino Ravnic – CEO of...

Recently I had a pleasure to talk to Dino Ravnic - CEO of GIS Cloud - one of the pioneers in "the GIS in...

Awesome map of Ukrainian railway journeys

Well designed transit maps are a rare thing these days. I was really surprised to discover that one of the best I've seen for...

List of all mapping start-ups acquired by Apple

When Apple launched its Maps back in 2012 it quickly became the laughing-stock of the internet. Streets and town were missing, famous landmarks were...

Mapping Poverty Using Machine Learning And Satellite Imagery

The way we map the world is changing fast. One of the most detailed population density maps of the world was created by Facebook,...

Moving objects and their displacement in SAR images

The launch of high resolution radar satellites such as the German TerraSAR-X satellite (launched in summer 2006, resolution of 1m, 3m or 16m m...

#GeoChat summary: Addressing the World with What3Words

Last Thursday on #GeoChat, Chris the CEO of what3words joined us to discuss the need for a better addressing system. What is #GeoChat again? https://twitter.com/geoawesomeness/status/718150281503092737 Lets get...

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Drone Guesser: The drone footage based Geography Game

Love looking at drone footage and guessing where it was taken? Drone Guesser is the game for you! The game is similar to the popular...

Breakdown of drone remote sensing sensors

As high-fidelity sensors continue to become smaller and more compact, drones are now capable of carrying more payload options than ever before. With all...

What is #GeoChat and why you should participate

Geoawesomeness has always been and is, all about sharing our passion and craziness for everything location. Be it Top 100 Geospatial Startups post or...

NASA has developed drone that detects gas on Mars… and on Earth

Many of space technologies developed by NASA eventually find its way back to Earth. Sometime ago the agency developed a sensor that was designed...

This amazing aerial footage of snowy Central Park won 2016 Sony World Photography Awards

This amazing aerial footage of Central Park covered in snow won 2016 Sony World Photography Awards in the architecture category. The photo has been taken...

Sound and the city. How can you map sounds?

Visualizing geotagged data can reveal a unique spatial pattern that might allow you and/or decision makers to make choices based on knowledge. We've seen maps of different...

Microsoft and Amazon interested in investing in HERE

In August 2015 Audi, BMW and Daimler acquired HERE - Nokia’s mapping brand - for  €2.8 billion ($3.1 billion) which was the biggest mapping deal since......

How drones help to fight against wildlife crime in Africa?

Poaching is a deadly crime against wildlife. Illegal hunters kill tens of millions of animals every year. According to UCLA horns and ivory are more...

#GeoChat with what3words: Addressing the world

Here's the entire post in 3 words - GeoChat.Geoawesomeness.what3words! Hmm, okay maybe we need to explain a bit more than that ;) Join us for #GeoChat Join...

This maps show exactly what is located on the other side of the ocean

Have you ever wondered what is location on the other side of the sea, when looking deep into the horizon on the seaside? You...

This is a Map of the Underwater Craters that Have No Connection with the...

The Bermuda Triangle has taken on mythological proportions over the years. The legend of the roughly triangular area of Atlantic Ocean bounded by Miami,...

Heatmap News – Visualize the intensity of News globally

A map for visualizing the location based news for all those news maniacs out there. HEATMAP NEWS – This is an interactive map that...

Top 5 most famous people who studied geography or were geographers

Geography is a great discipline of science. It helps us understand the natural world and how we, as humans, affect it. A famous saying says that...

A phenomenal Gravity Map of Mars – a bedrock for further exploration and findings

The Martian gravity map is the buzz of the space world. NASA has released the most accurate gravity map of the red planet paving...

Have you ever wondered what is on the other side of the Globe? This...

From time to time we all wonder what is on the other side of the world exactly beneath our feet. It is quite hard to...

Cracuns – drone that can operate underwater and in the air

It isn’t peculiar to encounter a Hawk while flying your drone, but don’t be surprised to confront with kraken in the coming days. Yes!...

How we run OpenStreetMap service in Azure

Architecture, trade-offs and cost — what, why and how much. As a .NET developer I tend to fall into the trap of approaching every software problem thinking how...

How does it feel to be a cartographer in the age of Google Maps?...

Cartographers are the artists of the GeoGeek world and each map has the signature of the artist who created it. But then in the age...

Map of the global terrorism shows that we live in dangerous times

It is a black day for Belgium, Europe and the whole world. A suicide attacks at Brussels airport and metro station killed at least 34...

The new update to Waze will predict traffic and help you schedule your trips

Waze is one of the best free navigation and traffic apps out there. Although it has been acquired by Google nearly 3 years ago,...
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