One of the newest master’s degree in geographic information science (GIS) is a one year residence program from the California State University Long Beach. The first cohort of fewer than 25 students will begin classes in fall 2013. Our editors explore the program and highlight its unique characteristics.
Location Intelligence 2013 is set for Washington DC in May. Call for papers closes Feb 1; submit yours at www.locationintelligence.net.
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 effect. The case of Pirker v. Huerta, involved Swiss drone pilot who filmed a commercial in Virginia and was fined $10,000 by the FAA. The pilot was the only person the FAA has fined and Pirker fought back. The judge...