This past week Spatial Energy and the IEEE became two of latest organizations to announce competitions aimed at students and users of geospatial technology.Why do these keep popping up? Are they good for the geospatial industry?
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Google announced new location services APIs, a new Google Maps and a visual refresh for Google Maps at Google I/O last week. There was lots of descriptive coverage from the mainstream and tech press. But there was very little response from the geospatial community - except from Esri. Who should or should not be excited about the new Google Maps and APIs?