This week we take a look at YourStreet, at one time a cutting edge hyper local site that tapped into key location technologies. Last week in an e-mail the company explained that due to cost it was dropping maps. The upside? Pages load faster. We'll think through the logic of this move and the future of hyperlocal news.
Mark Your Calendar for the 2009 Society for Conservation GIS Annual Conference July 18-21 in Big Bear Lake, California. Join others from the GIS user community for the opportunity to address the challenges of connecting across boundaries for conservation. For more information or to register visit the conference webpage.
As early as April 2014, NOAA will discontinue printing its lithographic nautical charts in favor of its increasingly popular digital versions. Directions Magazine interviewed Ted Florence, president of Avenza Systems, about the move to digital.