Massive Parallel Geospatial Computation with Xeon Phi

 Intel Xeon Phi and Geospatial Computation: 2013 was a very exciting year for the people, interested in high performance computing. With the release of Xeon...

Learning GIS Programming: What is your favourite way to learn coding?

Every once in a while, there is an article on Flipboard or some social site highlighting the top ten reasons to learn coding or...

Nokia’s HERE maps opens a new self-service portal for developers

Nokia launched its new mapping self-service portal for their-party developers. Although HERE API offer a lot of great features, before now developers had to...

Fancy working on an Open-Source project for Self-Driving Cars?

Udacity, the online learning platform wants to build a Self-Driving Car. Nothing surprising, right? Almost everyone these days is involved in building autonomous cars...

Open Source GeoDev: Why should you care to work on Open Source projects!

The Power of Open Source In December last year, WIRED ran a cover story titled “Open Source Software Went Nuclear This Year”, ending the article...

Google open-sourced its real-time localization and mapping library

Real-time Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) is a critical component of all autonomous platforms, be it self-driving cars, drones or ... self-parking chairs (nope, not kidding);...

Google’s Activity Recognition API is awesome but where are the apps?

Activity Recognition is one of the most interesting aspects of machine learning and contextual awareness. This is what makes our smart-devices truly "smart" and...

JavaScript for Geospatial applications: An Overview

JavaScript has formed a strong relationship with the Geospatial world (WebGIS, et.al) in a manner that is reminiscent of the relationship between Python and...

Learning GIS programming: An overview

The diversity of programming languages and tools being used in GIS (in general in the Geospatial industry) today is truly staggering. Depending on what...

Why Python is the Future of Web GIS?

Programming languages in GIS are here to stay Over the last six months, a broader adoption of programming languages in the GIS industry has...

New Android Nearby feature will notify you of apps based on your location

I often wish that my smartphone was a bit smarter. Earlier this week I got stuck in a huge traffic jam... If only I...

A new platform for scalable error detection in OpenStreetMap data

It's no secret that Apple has been placing a lot of emphasis on improving its maps and location-based services. In fact, the company is...

Intermediate Python Programming with “ArcGIS Blueprints” – book review

“ArcGIS Blueprints” is a book for ArcGIS Desktop programmers who want to improve their Python programming skills and look beyond Python scripting. Whereas the...
Master's in GIS, Geo-informatics

Top Universities for Master’s in Geo-informatics/GIS

Are you thinking about pursuing Master's in GIS, Remote Sensing or Geoscience. Never think twice, I have made the hard work of finding the...

Join European Space Agency App Camp

The ESA App Camp is inviting developers to Barcelona from 25 Feb - 3 Mar 2015 for an event set to culminate in an...

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