Notes on Mapinfo Native table format. This unofficial description of the MapInfo TAB, DAT, MAP, and index files provides programmers with almost all you need to know to read and write MapInfo TAB files directly.
What will we do with all of the Apple sensors: NFC, HealthKit, HomeKit, LED Sensors, barometers. Will they portend the beginning of yet another big data assault that will impact geospatial professionals? Will they catapult the “connected home” or “quantified self” craze? How will we use these data? Will standards be part of the adoption and who will own them?