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Is GIS Splitting?

Web Map Solutions' Matt Sheehan suggested last month that the GIS industry is splitting. But apparently he was not sure since he put a question mark at the end of the blog post title. So, is the GIS world splitting?

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GIS Education News Weekly: CMC Map, Denver FOSS4G Lab, Aussie Geography Curriculum

State of the Art Campus Map Claremont McKenna College (CMC) has launched a new interactive campus map. It's got 3D and is based on Google Maps. There's a story map-like tour, too. Suggestion: It might valuable to ask Claremont Graduate University GIS folks for...Read more

GIS Government Weekly News: Waze Shares, Canada May Further Open Data, PLSS Control Database

Waze Partners with State/Local Govs for Traffic Data Waze announced its “Connected Citizens,” a new government partnership program that will see both parties exchange data in order to improve traffic conditions earlier this month. No money is changing hands, just...Read more

GIS Health News Weekly: SDTs in USA, Cancer Cluster, Tracking Hand Washing

STDs in USA Hidden STD Epidemic: Maps Show Infection Rates in 50 States by Live Science culls data and maps and infographics on the topic. Jezebel summarizes: If you live in California, Texas, Michigan or New York, you probably know someone who has the clap....Read more

GIS Education News Weekly: Bronx CC Geospatial Center, New Biz Clustering Map, New Google Maps Course

The Bronx Community College Geospatial Center Opens The Bronx Community College Geospatial Center of the CREST Institute (BGCCI) opened last Friday. The Bronx Community College Geospatial Center of the CREST Institute (BGCCI) is a collaboration between Bronx...Read more

GIS Government Weekly News: Map Maker, Aussie Black Spots, NoSQL for Fairfax

Mapping The Philippines for Google Wayne Manuel is a volunteer who spent the last six years updating maps of The Philippines use Google Map Maker. He and other volunteers "have been crucial in making sure that places used during a crisis — like health centres,...Read more

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