News and Analysis
Today, Google is announcing the Google Maps Gallery (see example of the Gallery's home page below), which, according to the company will "serve as an interactive digital atlas where anyone can search for and find maps by third party organizations, including...Read more
The Dr. Walter W. Ristow Prize, offered annually by the Washington Map Society since 1994, recognizes academic achievement in the History of Cartography. It is open to all full or part-time undergraduate, graduate, and first year post-doctoral...Read more
Christof Hellmis, head of map platforms at Nokia HERE is looking into the future as the company turns its hardware over to Microsoft and finds its new path. C|net interviewed him at Mobile World Congress. "First we had paper maps with lots of colourful lines but...Read more
Three popular online media properties have been taking on geography and mapping since at least the last Esri User Conference last July.
The new course, from the University of Minnesota is titled, "From GPS and Google Maps to Spatial Computing." It's listed on Coursera site as requiring 4-10 hours per week, but does not currently have course length nor dates noted. The instructor is not noted...Read more