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Treepedia mapping project by MIT will tell you how green is your city

Trees make cities healthier and more livable. They help mitigate extreme temperatures, provide a natural respite from traffic, noise, and congestion, and improve the quality of life for those living in urban environments. They are...

The Essential Element for Location-based Games in 2017 according to Peter Wittig of Motive.io

Think about where you are right now. Are you at home, at work or out? What are you near? Have you been there before? What time is it? Is it sunny, snowing, raining? How...

Uber launched a new service that could help cities master their traffic

Traffic and transportation planning is a tricky business. Local governments have been struggling for years to make good, data-driven decisions to transform cities into more livable places... And many times they failed primarily due...

How to make awesome interactive map using Google Sheets in under 1 minute?

From time to time you need to very quickly make a choropleth map based on a spreadsheet. There are a lot of different ways to do it but most of them require registering in one...
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Google Maps now lets you order an Uber directly in the app

Google first introduced price estimates for Uber back in 2014. Last year the company added a new ride services mode to Google Maps which was a big step...

8 Crazy Predictions for Geospatial in 2017 according to Matt Sheehan of WebMapSolutions

Let’s get crazy. None of your safe boring predictions. No going off into outer space either. Reality. At least our sense of reality. Ready?...

Self-Driving cars to be operated from Call Centres?

What happens when a Self-driving cars gets into a tricky situation where it is unable to decide what to do? Nissan thinks the answer...

In this video tutorial you will learn step by step how to code your...

Coding web maps becomes one of the key skills to land a good job in the geo industry. With the large variety of different...

These amazing maps show secret life of animals tracked with technology

Geographer James Cheshire and designer Oliver Uberti have recently published an amazing book called Where the Animals Go. It is composed of 50 maps...
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What will happen across the Geo Industry in 2017 according to Tim Barber, VP...

The number of connected devices is skyrocketing, with Gartner forecasting figures to reach 29.5 billion by 2020.  The Internet of Things or IoT –...

Top 4 GPS watches announced at CES 2017

CES 2017 is ending today. The event brought a lot of cool announcements of location-aware gadgets but this year was particularly full of awesome...

This great infographic shows the evolution of drones over the past decades

Recent years have been a breakthrough for UAVs. But how did it happen that drones gained such a popularity? Why this technology is so...

The Next Generation of GIS according Andy Dearing, CEO of Boundless

It’s no secret organizations today have access to more data than ever before, and it only continues to grow at an astounding rate. Now...

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Want to learn ArcPy? Buy this book!

Good programming language books are scarce. They become outdated pretty fast because of new software or programming language versions, or contain code errors or...

Google’s patent shows how Self-Driving taxis will determine pickup locations

Anyone who has used an app to hail a taxi know that it's almost impossible to get the pickup location right, without having to call...

Intel is buying a stake in HERE as part of its focus on self-driving...

Intel missed out on the mobile computing revolution and it certainly doesn't plan on repeating the same mistake with Self-driving cars. In a bid...

3 trends that will shape Geo Industry in 2017 according to Jan Erik Solem,...

What we’re seeing now is that automotive companies are becoming major players in the mapping ecosystem and are shaking up the industry. It’s a...

Drones are a key to our future and here is why

I have always liked sci-fi movies. Every time I saw robots I always thought it would be nice to live in such times, in where...

Geospatial Industry you are a Mess!

Geospatial industry look at yourself in the mirror. Be honest. What do you see? Are you well groomed, carefully put together? Do you clearly express...

2017 in Geo according to Javier de la Torre, CEO at CARTO

The geospatial industry overall will continue growing strong in 2017. Some big trends like IoT, Self-driving Cars, Location based Consumer apps and space will...

Five GIS Trends Changing the World according to Jack Dangermond, President of Esri

Maps are a simple and efficient way to understand and communicate rapidly. Looking at a spreadsheet, we see rows and columns of data. Using...

6 New Year’s Resolutions of Map Geek for 2017

New Year’s Eve is a time to look a bit back and reflect on the past 12 months but more importantly it is also a...

In this video you will learn everything you need to know to start coding...

Coding web maps is the ability that becomes crucial for people working in the geo industry. In reality the most difficult part is to...

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HERE all set to expand Location Services in China with new investments

In August this year, the CEO of HERE hinted that investors from across the globe are in talks to acquire a stake in the company....

European GNSS Agency builds engine for self-driving cars

Recent year was a breakthrough for the satellite navigation in Europe and the whole world. With the launch of Galileo, Europe become GNSS-independent but...

This amazing map shows shadows of New York City

Every GeoGeek knows the Urban Canyon phenomena that affects GPS signal in the cities with narrow streets and high buildings. But the fact that...

Top 20 most inspiring TED videos about maps and geography

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is an amazing initiative that organizes events where inspiring people share their inspiring research, work and ideas. For the upcoming holidays...

Google’s Santa Tracker – explore Christmas by tracking Santa’s footsteps

Christmas is just around the corner. It's time to decorate the Christmas tree, stuff stockings, drink eggnog with friends and most importantly... Open gifts....

Google’s latest game turns scribbles into satellite imagery

  "Land Lines" from Google is a really addictive game that converts your random scribble into an actual geometric pattern that is visible from space. And its...

Why do we have seasons on Earth?

Yesterday we experienced a shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. The December solstice happens every year around December, 21st. This made me...

Google Maps adds wheelchair accessibility and it’s one of the most important updates ever

Moving from A to B on a wheelchair is a challenge on many different levels. One of them is lack of data about wheelchair...

Amazon launched the first drone delivery service in the UK. It’s cool but…

Amazon has already revolutionized the online retail market. Now it's doing the same thing to the market supply chain. On December 7th, 2016 the...

Geo Trends 2017 – What to expect across Geo Industries next year?

2016 was an eventful year with many of the predictions that our fellow GeoGeeks listed in their articles for 'Geo Trends 2016' coming true,...

From Research To Industry – The StreetScan Story

In 2009, a group of researchers from Northeastern University received a grant of $18 million from the National Institute of Standards and Technology to...

Microsoft partners with Esri, HERE and TomTom to create the next ‘world graph’

Microsoft is probably one of the few tech giants that isn't directly working on autonomous cars, instead they have signalled their intentions to serve...

#GeoawesomeQuiz – The Geography of Christmas

We celebrate Christmas each year but what do we actually know about its geography. This quiz will check your knowledge in that matter. If...

This powerful interactive map shows historical events from Pearl Harbor

Recently I came across this amazing map-based website celebrating the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. It all happened on December 7th,...

Top 15 maps and charts that explain Christmas

It's that time of year again. Christmas time. Time when millions of people around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, meet with family...

European GNSS system Galileo is finally live and it’s a great news for everyone

Today, on Thursday, December 15th, 2016 after 17 years of development, delays and budget increases, the European Global Navigation Satellite System - Galileo is finally...

This awesome map shows a commuter flow in the US

Over 130 million people in the US commute everyday. 50% of them travel 11 miles or more. A recent study conducted by researchers from...

Play Pokémon Go while enjoying your cup of coffee at Starbucks

Since the release of Pokémon Go, Niantic - the company behind it - is the undisputed leader of location-based gaming. Despite the drop of the hype,...

NASA’s GIF Library is just what the internet needed

Yes, NASA had an entire collection of GIFs and yes, they decided its time that the internet got their hands on it as well....

Geospatial World Forum 2017 – Shaping a smarter world

Geospatial World Forum 2017 is the biggest geospatial event of the year and with keynotes from Jack Dangermond, Charles Trimble, Steven Berglund, Ola Rollen, Walter Scott and many...
Trees make cities healthier and more livable. They help mitigate extreme temperatures, provide a natural respite from traffic, noise, and congestion, and improve the quality of life for those living in urban environments. They are a key part of any...
Think about where you are right now. Are you at home, at work or out? What are you near? Have you been there before? What time is it? Is it sunny, snowing, raining? How much of that does your...
Traffic and transportation planning is a tricky business. Local governments have been struggling for years to make good, data-driven decisions to transform cities into more livable places... And many times they failed primarily due to lack of data and...
From time to time you need to very quickly make a choropleth map based on a spreadsheet. There are a lot of different ways to do it but most of them require registering in one of the mapping services, having...
Google first introduced price estimates for Uber back in 2014. Last year the company added a new ride services mode to Google Maps which was a big step forward but it required you to switch between apps. Yesterday the company announced that the latest version of...
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