Three popular online media properties have been taking on geography and mapping since at least the last Esri User Conference last July. James Fallows American Futures project is partnership between The Atlantic, Marketplace and Esri. Wired’s MapLab follows two bloggers who "indulge their obsession with maps and chronicle their quest to become mapmakers." Reddit’s MapPorn page shares a variety of interesting maps. How well are these mainstream media outlets educating abotu and promoting geography and geospatial technology?
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The FAA has appealed the decision which stays the decision. That means legally, things stay the same as before the decision until the National Technology Safety Board makes a decision.. --- original post 3/6/14 ---- National Transportation Safety Board Administrative Law Judge Patrick Geraghty decided a case (pdf) on Thursday concluding the FAA had no basis for the commercial drone ban because there were no formal laws to that...