GIS and Geospatial Stories I’m Reading - 1/14/13

  • Geography key to making friends: (1) proximity; (2) repeated, unplanned interactions; (3) setting that lowers guard - New York Times
  • Advertise your business on EveryBlock, Chicago only for now.
  • @UrbanLaunchpad is putting riders with GPS on Dhaka busses to map routes. 
  • Farhad Manjoo on why Apple, Nokia, Google et al. map: "unknowable promise" (Cached version via @atanas' commenter Kevin, original disappeared!) 
  • Which heads of state tweet, in one map
  • Codecademy offers API lessons, but none for geo
  • Car owners frustrated with onboard GPS. Biggest issue? ease of use
  • IU information visualization MOOC aimed at grad students starts 1/22, press release

Published Monday, January 14th, 2013

Written by Adena Schutzberg