The National Research Council released a report titled Future U.S. Workforce for Geospatial Intelligence last week. The document examines how well the U.S. is stocked with needed geospatial professionals today and what the need will be in the future. What does the report conclude? Perhaps not what you'd expect.
Location Intelligence 2013 is set for Washington DC in May. Call for papers closes Feb 1; submit yours at www.locationintelligence.net.
An e-mail from the folks at GitHub (though we'd already seen the buzz on Twitter) announces new mapping visualization on that platform. (Not sure what GitHub is? See Directions Magazine coverage.) TL;DR: commit a .geojson file to a repository, and GitHub will render any points, lines, or polygons as an interactive map, complete with custom markers and tool tips. Plus, we're using MapBox under the hood, so every thing's...