News and Analysis
It's a big week in geospatial news: Esri and Google tackle open data, DigitalGlobe's stock drops, USGS drops The National Atlas onto The National Map and Nokia talks about Mapping 2.0.
Skills for the Digital Earth, a four week Massive Open Online Course from Elmhurst College, is now open for registration. The course begins Sunday Mar 30 and will taught by Associate Professor in the Department of Geography & Geosciences, Dr. Rich Schultz. It's...Read more
Indoor location technology remains a hot topic and a potential game-changer for location intelligent retailers and a myriad of other industries. Executive Editor Wes Stroh interviewed Dan Ryan, CEO of ByteLight, about light field communication, or Li-Fi, for indoor positioning as...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
From On the Media (NPR): A rash of state laws considered or passed in 2013 seek to rein in drone surveillance. They offer a patchwork of restrictions that seem to reflect the particular culture, or business interests, of individual states. Bob talks with Margot Kaminski,...Read more