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Geoawesome Christmas Gift Guide 2016

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for a GeoGeek? Check out our Geoawesome holiday gift guide. We've got for you 22 awesome gift recommendations from $9.99 to $4,200. 1. Geo Christmas Tree Ornament - $9.99 Christmas Tree ornament...

This map will take you to an amazing journey throughout 2000 years of human...

Historical maps never cease to amaze me. The only problem I have with them is that they are mostly static or they are focusing on a single event without showing the full context. Team from...

Let your loved ones know you’re safe with Google’s new safety app

In the ever-connected world that we live in, it can be worrisome not to know the exact whereabouts of a loved one; or sometimes you just want to keep someone updated about your location,...

Why don’t we start using a more accurate world map rather than the conventional...

Why don't we start using a more accurate world map rather than the conventional Mercator map?  No 2D map can accurately show the 3D Earth. A map that is accurate in one respect is necessarily...
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Programming in ArcGIS with Python – A Beginners Guide

As a GIS analyst, you can raise your market value by learning to program. This is easier said than done: the possibilities can be...

CIA declassified its map collection on Flickr and it is totally awesome

"An intelligence agency is a government agency responsible for the collection, analysis, and exploitation of information and intelligence in support of law enforcement, national...

Apple will use drones to update map data faster

After a terrible launch back in 2012, Apple Maps got much better but the truth is that they are still far behind the competition...

With Google Earth Timelapse you can now view 32 years of Landsat satellite images

Google Earth allows you to travel around the globe in a matter of a few clicks. Since 2013, when the new Timelapse feature has...

Exploring the use of GIS in the Railroads Industry: Webinar

GIS and mapping software have  its application in almost all industries, transportation being one of them. One such example is the Railroads Industry, where...
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Everything you need to add beautiful editable maps to your PowerPoint slides

If you study or work sooner or later you will have to make a PowerPoint presentation. No matter if you work in a mapping...

This satellite-based visualization reveals how the new Apple Campus grew up

First announced by Steve Jobs in 2006, Apple Campus 2 is slowly getting its final shape as the complex is supposed to be completed...

Nokia will create a drone traffic management system for Dubai

Imagine a city where public services are automated. Each street light senses your location and adjusts its brightness. Traffic management system will guide you...

DroneBase connects casual drone pilots with businesses that might need their services

After the enormous success of Uber, AirBnB and other startups leveraging the sharing economy model, it now time to apply the same concept to...

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These amazing river maps show a hidden beauty of nature

Do you remember awesome population density map we've shared a couple of weeks ago? The same designer Róbert Szűcs created another map that focuses on...

#GeoChat Highlights: Open Source & Hybrid GIS with Boundlessgeo

In case you missed the #GeoChat on Open Source and Hybrid GIS last month, we got you covered! Here are the highlights of what...

The best Black Friday deals on drones

Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in United States. Since 1932, it has been regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season where you...

Top 14 maps and charts that explain Thanksgiving

Today is the fourth Thursday of November which means that people in the US celebrate Thanksgiving. This compilation of maps, charts and infographics is...

Is the store crowded? Google Maps now lets you check it in real-time

Google Maps gets another awesome update, just in time for the famed Black Friday shopping craze - the ability to check how crowded a...

Creating Location-based Games and Experiences

Pokemon Go has catapulted Augmented Reality and Location-based games into the mainstream. It’s amazing to experience the intertwined web of reality and fantasy that...

Uber recommends places to go based on its user generated Big Data

If you don't know what is the best local pub or where to spend the evening, this new Uber feature might be for you. What's really...

GOES-R new geostationary weather satellite launched

GOES-R the first of four high advanced weather satellites was launched on November 19, 2016 from Cape Canaveral, Florida. GOES –R, -S, -T and...
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Top 10 YouTube videos about maps and geography

There are plenty of cool YouTube videos about maps and geography but we've decided to make for you the ultimate compilation of the most...

There are people who believe that Earth is flat. Seriously.

Although it's hard to believe there is still a large group of people who believe that Earth is flat. Seriously. It's not a joke. Flat...

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Google Earth VR puts the whole world within your reach

Since the dawn of history, one of the largest and craziest dreams of mankind, was “immediate transportation”. There are many books, comics, conventions and...

The first-ever quadruple launch towards Galileo constellation completion

On 17 November, four Galileo satellites are scheduled for the first-ever quadruple launch atop a single Ariane 5 rocket, as a step that brings...

Snapchat partners with Foursquare to make location-based ads better

Yesterday Snapchat, the popular multimedia messaging app, filed for an IPO. For us the more interesting news is that at the same time the company...

Lets talk Open Data with Esri #GeoChat

For our next #GeoChat (on 1st December), we have Jim Young from Esri as our guest. Jim leads business development for Esri in Portland and is...

I celebrate GIS Day every day of the year. How about you?

Today GeoGeeks around the world celebrate GIS Day which is held the third Wednesday of November each year. The event has been started by...

How Google is planning to use your location to create the perfect playlist

Spotify has its curated playlists, Apple Music has its exclusives and Google Play Music? Google Play Music has Context awareness. Google has turned to its...

Meet Tanky – world’s fastest racing drone

Drone racing will soon become an official sport. Enthusiasts from around the world are organizing their own races, competing in a crazy, adrenaline-fueled competition....

Boundless Introduces Open GIS Platform for the Enterprise

Open Source software isn't something new nor is it a fringe movement anymore. More and more companies across the world are building solutions and...

This map shows languages most frequently spoken at home by New Yorkers

New York City is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, where you can hear languages from all around the world. Jill Hubley a...

European Parliament is working on drone regulations for the EU member states

The developments in the drone industry are so fast that the national and international authorities are struggling to keep up with it. In just...

Top 23 maps and charts that explain the results of the 2016 US Presidential...

We know the results on the 2016 US Presidential elections for a few days. Now that the emotions calmed down it's time to analyse...

BlackBerry signs deal with Ford to work on connected cars of the future

60 million cars are currently using BlackBerry's QNX operating system for infotainment and 3D navigation. A platform so dominant in the connected cars segment that...

Searching for the best global GIS database for your project? Check out the new...

Working on a global GIS or mapping project is a challenge on multiple levels but one of the first problems you will face is what...

GIS Day Project Challenge 2016 – win a support for your GIS project from...

For this year’s Geo Awareness Week (November 13-19) GIS Cloud introduces another GIS Day Contest project challenge, awarding best project ideas that contribute to...

Google is shutting down Maps Maker

Google Maps Maker is an OpenStreetMap-like tool for community updates in Google Maps. It has been initially launched in 2008 so that users could...

This map shows what time will the polls close during US presidential #elections2016

Today is a big day in the US. Millions of US citizens across the country will take part in 2016 presidential elections. This map...

Drone mapping has the biggest business potential out of all UAV applications

2016 is definitely the year of drones. We hear about them all the time. But don't be fooled by all the drone-powered package delivery,...

The future of Indoor Navigation is here: interview with the CEO of SNS, a...

The future of Indoor Navigation IS here: this is especially true for the person who leads a successful start-up, is a reliable partner and...

Top 19 geovisualization tools, APIs and libraries that will let you create beautiful web...

Creating a good web map is not an easy task but over the years we've seen plenty of amazing geovisualization examples. Almost all of...

This awesome Kickstarter project shows 1000 curiosities about the world on a single map

Over the years we've seen a lot of cool location-related Kickstarter projects but this one is perhaps the one we love the most. Couple of...
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