Sensory processing and making maps through creative abstraction

The human mind is wired to observe variance in visual gradients, something that can be commonly observed with density or weather maps. Sensory processing...

GeoMedicine: Can Geographic Information keep you healthy?

TED talks have kept me busy off late and I have watched talks on pretty much everything from African symbology to Peace negotiations, Engineering...

Mission Clean-Up Orbital debris: Lets Drag, Magnetize and more!

Real Estate in Outer Space is in a lot of demand and considering that Space debris is only making things chaotic for the men...

Amazing ”Ground Truth” Technology behind every Google Map

Interesting technology for ground truthing the real world. Google is able to index the real world through computer image  and object character recognition (OCR)...

Utilizing map data to project a simplistic graph analysis

Mapping resources can be used for any manner of data collection, of which a variety of geostatistical analysis can occur, one of the more familiar...

…Your machine can think like you and work faster than you

Last few weeks, I was juggling with huge amount of spatial data (temporal extent: 20 years (weekly data), spatial extent: whole world) from different...

SAR – we love it, we hate it. Take a general look!

SAR-Synthetic Aperture Radar I just came back from a summer school in Germany and wanted to share with you the topic that accompanied me during...

Awesome Discussion at Google, Mapping the Moon and Mars, Very Needful!

“High-quality planetary maps and 3D terrain models have become essential for NASA to plan exploration missions and conduct science,” says Google in the video...

Google will tell you where the photo was taken using just pixels

Google knows about us more than we know about ourselves. It's a little bit creepy but it's true. The company had long been tracking...

IPHONE 4S combines GPS and GLONASS for Precise Geolocation.

Interestingly grand, to realise that my new IPHONE 4S can refine my geolocation combining GPS + GLONASS satellites.  Is that to say,  I could...

GeoFlow Plugin For Excel Will Let Make Spatio-Temporal Visualizations Directly From Excel!

Excel is really powerful tool for playing with big data (especially with Power Pivot plugin) however spatial visualization of this data requires going back...

Interesting Web Cluster Map of about 350,000 Websites based on WebTraffic Volumes: Is your...

Wow!,  Spatial Thinking seriously gaining ground. It is quite interesting that folks are massively realising that stories are better told with maps. The guy, Ruslan...

Crowd-funding campaign to send tiny satellites to outer space: Here’s your chance to be...

Sky is the limit? It's not! Its just a whole new dimension". Space to me represents the progress and promise of humans. Together let's kick...

This Map Plots Locations Of More Than 100 Million Animal Species

The United States Geological Society (USGS) has launched an amazing online database and map. Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON) is a Web-based map with search functionality that...

Your smart phone will soon be able to predict where your going in next...

What results come out from Nokia Mobile Data Challenge  (data from smartphones of almost 200 participants captured constantly for 1+ year)? Researchers from University of Birmingham claim...

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