Crowdsourcing has been a huge deal in the recent past. Be in trying to map the disaster affected region in Phillipines or searching for the missing MH plane, it is a great way to involve the common public for a greater cause. Now it is NASA’s turn
Over the last years I had quite straightforward opinion about PNDs. Me and most people I know use smartphone as main navigation device from at least 5 years. Old PNDs that came across my way during that time had poor quality hardware and even worse user experience.
Encouraging more people to take the subject of geography seriously. There are many misunderstandings regarding what geography is about. It seems like the one way to understand the subject is to actively seek it out. There need to be another way of showing the importance of geography.
Here you go! USGS has released their latest, most beautiful geologic maps of Mars, thanks to 16 years of continous data collection! Though Mars doesnt quite look habitable, it is the only other planet that falls within sun’s habitable zone. Humans have been studying the red planet
Ten years and a 4 billion mile journey! That’s what it took for Rosetta to hang out with a comet. Rosetta is a probe sent by the European Space Agency to orbit Churyumov-Gerasimenko (I know, how that feels!) or simply called as Comet 67P , the lucky comet
Looking for a good GEO conference to attend? Missed AGU’s deadline? Here is your chance to get ready for the next Geospatial World Forum! According to their website, next year’s theme is CONVERGENCE: Policies + Practices + Processes via PPP aims to address the need for greater
Undoubtedly, we are in a smart world with smart gadgets, smart technologies, smart innovations and smart people too. Added to all the smartness, GIS and GPS technologies are making our world much smarter in location based gadget world. Thanks to Google Maps and other mapping and navigation
The biggest challenge of our times regarding geographic information is to process and organize a massive amount of data from various sources, with various dates and especially, formats. Big data is about processing a huge and diversified volume of information, with high velocity and high relevance – which is what Google pretty
Takeaway: Data science is best learned by doing, but a good foundation of statistics and machine learning matters too. I am frequently asked how to learn data mining and data science. Here is my summary. You can best learn data mining and data science by doing, so start analyzing
Name Description User-Friendliness Costs URL Generate & collect geodata Python Programming language (ideal for scraping) medium free https://www.python.org/ kimonify Scraping tool simple free http://www.kimonolabs.com/ OutWit Hub Scraping tool medium free https://www.outwit.com/products/hub/ Tabula Extract data from.pdf-files simple free http://tabula.nerdpower.org/ OpenPaths GPS-Tracking for Smartphones simple free https://openpaths.cc/ Google
CartoDB is one of the coolest data geovisualization platforms out there. This Spanish-based start-up was founded in 2008 by Javier de la Torre and Sergio Alvarez under than name Vizzuality, where they were working on a lot of really cool data-viz projects. Gradually they started to develop a
Being a start up company does not only imply having new ideas, developing new methodologies and finally creating a new product, but also to care how to promote and dispose it. EOMAP, a Munich based company that I already reported of, has been specializing in information about
United States of America (U.S.A.), is now one of the most-desirable destinations for the people who look forward to excel in educational, professional and in various other aspects which is also best-known for Inventiveness & Innovations, Freedom of Speech, cultural diversity, Grassroots activism, Sports ect. As most
It is more about what this PSLV(Polar Satelite Launching Vehicle) will be carrying that is the important thing. SPOT 7, a French earth-observing satellite, will be carried on this rocket on Monday’s launch. SPOT 7, and SPOT 6(launched in 2012) will serve in tandem as an earth-observing