Cool TED Talk: “Making sense of maps” – Dublin Public Transportation Map

Graphic designer Aris Venetikidis is talking about his idea of making great transportation maps based on human natural cognitive mapping.  He observed that when we...

Urbagram – who said that maps can’t be beautiful?

Where is the line between cartography, art and science? What happens when artist/scientist who has no clue about making maps create one? Something beautiful....

Geomedicine: Rescue Inhaler topped with a GPS Sensor: Creating a new Paradigm for Doctors...

Hi folks, really I have been latent here for a while now, I crave your indulgence, been out of seat. Sure my geoawesome team...

Why GIScience and geo-tech rarely talk and how open-source software provides opportunities for collaboration

There is a lot of cool stuff happening in the Tech world, everyday there is a new product or an application that utilizes location...

Ocean Observatories and Geospatial Visualization

Seven-tenths of the surface of the planet we call home is Ocean and yet we have barely explored the depths of the oceans. Going...

Maps Are Beautiful – City Metro Maps.

If you're reading this post you are probably already fascinated about location and cartography. And you should be. Maps are beautiful. Do you also...

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...

The art of geographic data

Geographic data which we know are mostly rasters or vectors. Tables. Attributes. Numbers. All very analytic. For some people boring. But is there a...

Google Street View Cars To Map Air Pollution Using Aclima Sensors

Air pollution is a serious issue in most cities across the world, a recent study from China is testament to how serious the issue...

The first topographic map of Mercury

Mercury, the closest planet to our sun, now has an accurate topographic map. But how do you make a map of the whole planet...

NASA’s Solstice Mission: First topographic images of Saturn’s Moon “Titan”

Titan, Saturn's largest moon with a radius of about 2600 kilometers is bigger than Planet Mercury and is one of the most Earth-like and...

Open Street Art Mapping,OSAM; another interesting Crowdsourced Mapping Project.

Great idea, borrowing a leaf from the Open Street Map, OSM concept. The Big Art Mob project can be seen as a cool project...

…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...

Drones Making a lot of Sense for Geo-Spatials: Thanks to the Military Again.

It is quite interesting that the defense and military spend billions of dollars developing wonderful technologies and we, the geo-spatial civilians leverage it nicely to change...

Celebrate GIS Day and map the history of cartography and GIS on our timeline

Dear Geo-Geeks, for 2015 GIS Day we aim to do something truly Geoawesome and we would like to ask you to do it with...

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