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?
Can you use a map created by the New York Times or USA Today? Can you use data created by a local government? Our editors look at copyright, fair use, creative commons and other licenses used for maps and data.
Last week President Obama announced the administration's Climate Data Initiative. What's in it for geospatial professionals? For the citizens of the United States? What might its impact be on other global challenges?
Skybox Imaging has a vision of a constellation of small satellites that will deliver high resolution imagery and video of the earth at up to eight hour repeatability, worldwide. Is this the disruptive force remote sensing needs to explode in the next few years?