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...

With this new service Facebook is finally making location-based ads useful

Social media marketing is a part of a marketing mix of almost every company. It's a great channel to reach out to your audience,...

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...

Ordnance Survey’s map of the Red Planet

Mars, our beloved Red Planet and possible space colony of the future has been mapped several times in the past but always in a...

Searching the Twitter database: MapD TweetMap

It's no secret that Tweets contain a wealth of information and with the proper search algorithm, one can find very interesting patterns using the...

Taking Location tech to the masses

Data, data everywhere but not a byte is used! GIS analysis can be a powerful driver for Business intelligence but how often it is utilised?...

Visions of the Future: NASA’s new space posters are simply awesome!!!

For thousands of years, mankind has called Earth our home but ever since we gazed upon the stars, we've had a yearning for those...

Twenty years of India Lights: Mapping India’s electrification

The world's largest democracy still has the uphill task of providing basic electrification to over 300 million people. A challenge considered so important that WIRED...

List of the top 100 geospatial start-ups and companies in the world

Maps, drones, apps, ibeacons, navigation, GPS, remote sensing... we love everything "location". This of course includes geospatial companies and start-ups. We talk to them and...

Geotrends 2016 – What to expect across Geoindustries this year?

The new year symbolises the beginning of new start to some and to others it symbolises an arbitrary point in time where the earth...

PrecisionHawk develops data and safety tools to take drone use to the next level

For many years, remote sensing was directly connected to collecting data with satellites and manned aircraft. Originally this was a truly game changing technology,...

The best collection of Star Wars maps ever!

This week the new Star Wars movie hits movie theatres around the world. Millions of geeks, including me, were waiting for that moment for the...

Can I legally share this map? Copyrights of maps.

A map is worth a thousand words, every map lover knows that. Many of us share maps on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram and blogs...

Why would you use OpenStreetMap if there is Google Maps?

If you're a GeoGeek, cartographer, developer or you simply need to find a particular place on a map you've got two main mapping environments...

This guy quit job and earns a living drawing awesome maps

In the old times cartographers were artists and many of their hand crafted maps where a piece of genius. In the era of GIS,...

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