The Worth a Click section of Directions Magazine has been around for a few months, but it's time to formally introduce it to you, our readers. Worth a Click (WAC) is a place where our editors share curated content from other sites that we think is indeed worth a click. Source publications to date include The New York Times, Dr. Dobbs Journal, ReadWriteWeb and Tech Review, among others. Topics range from NoSQL to augmented reality to cloud computing.
To give you a taste, here are some of the articles we've featured in the last few weeks.
Best Practices For Local Government Geospatial Programs - NGAC (pdf)
Augmented reality - the next mobile device battleground - IT Wire
One proximity-based app has nailed the triangulation problem - Tech Review
Oracle’s Sun Purchase: Grading the Results So Far - Seeking Alpha
Making the WNYC Census Map - Design Agitator Blog
Cloud Computing, Data Policy on Track to “Democratize” Satellite Mapping - Newswise
First Person: Frank Jacobs (The Strange Maps Guy) - Financial Times
Big Data Keynote Focuses on Analyzing Geolocational Data for Insights - eWeek
The Grill: W. Craig Fugate - Computerworld
Technology allows citizens to be part of redistricting process - USA Today
99% Invisible: the truth and lies of maps - KALW
The 20 mobile apps riding the new wave of location innovation - The Guardian
Beyond the touchscreen: interfaces of the future - TechRadar.com
WhitePages Wants To Be Your Location-Aware Mobile Address Book - Forbes