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And Now Google Does Drones - Project Wing

Google, too, is experiementing with drones. From the Google X team comes "Project Wing." Several media outlets reported today Google's experimentation with package delivery using their own drone design. According to the Wall Street Journal, Google said a 5-foot-wide single-wing prototype...

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GIS Government Weekly News: GGIM Standards Report, Sarasota Polygons, First Nations Map Their Land

GGIM Standards Report National Mapping Authority Perspective: International Geospatial Standards by Lead Authors Gerardo Esparza, INEGI, Mexico, Steven Ramage, Ordnance Survey International, Great Britain is available as a 26 page PDF download.   Sarasota...Read more

Meet the Unknowns in the 20 Most Promising GIS Solution Providers of 2014

In July a magazine called CIO Review published its 20 Most Promising GIS Solution Providers 2014. We’ll tell you who they selected, but more importantly, we’ll tell you why you should be aware of some of the lesser known companies on the list.

GIS Health News Weekly: Animated Ebola Map, Addresses for Ebola, Esri and Ebola

Animated Ebola Map Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard's HealthMap now includes an animated Ebola cases/death map. The map taps official sources, but also social media. "The news reports and social media posts aren’t always reliable, but in general they...Read more

GIS Education News Weekly: K-12 Story Map, Day of Geography, QGIS Academy

Esri K-12 Story Map Esri has posted a K-12 story map: GIS in US K12 Education. GIS is helping students learn, engage, and build for college and career. Spread the word! The map includes locations of K-12 Esri licenses, ConnectED licenses (right),...Read more

Polio Eradication, Microplanning and GIS

The four pillars of polio eradication all rely on “microplans”— detailed logistical blueprints that guide the planning and implementation of vaccination campaigns, routine immunization outreach, and surveillance for polio cases by providing critical data on the size and location of...Read more

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