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Podcast: Geospatial Career

Mid-Career Change

Grow your career — or reimagine it entirely, what do you do if find yourself wanting to make a change halfway through your career? This episode with Thierry Gregorius from https://truehorizoncoaching.com/ is more of a discussion than an interview and if …

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Peer To Peer Mapping and Digital Democracy

This is a story about a peer-to-peer mapping technology that is enabling people to “fight maps with maps”
 
https://www.digital-democracy.org/
You can find Mapeo here
https://www.digital-democracy.org/mapeo/
 
Promoting OSM projects

OpenCage and Mapscap…

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Thermal Imagery From Space

Applications of thermal imaging from space include monitoring wildfires, urban heat islands, economic activity, and the built environment. 
But it’s not easy 😉 
 
Connect with Robin Cole at
https://robmarkcole.com/
 
Check out the Earth Observation Hub!…

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I Quit My Job

After 12 years of working as a GIS specialist / Consultant, I quit and I am ready to move on. 
 
Looking back at the last 12 years if I could go back in time and give myself some advice I would tell myself these 8 things.
 
Boring Work won’t necessarily …

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The Open Geospatial Consortium

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is an international consortium of more than 500 businesses, government agencies, research organizations, and universities … but why should you care? 
 
Maybe because this community is defining the future of geospati…

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QGIS Offline And In The Field

Mergin Maps – Offline Data Collection for QGIS Projects The guest for this episode is Peter Petrik, the CPO of Lutra Consulting. He previously worked in the automotive industry before transitioning to geospatial about eight years ago. Ever since joining Lutra Consulting, he has made use of his programming knowledge and skills, while collaborating with…

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What Is Modern GIS?

Modern GIS is the process, systems, and technology used to derive insights from geospatial data. Modern GIS uses open, interoperable, and standards-based technology. It can be run locally or in the cloud and can scale to work with many different types, v…

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Building a web based mapping tool into a business

Tom MacWright is building a web-based mapping tool into a business and you are probably thinking, wait, don’t we have those already? 
 
So why is he building a new one?  and why take the risk of trying to build it as a business? This is an ope…

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Getting Your Dream Job in Earth Observation

This is Eric Jensen’s story about how he moved from academia to the private sector.
This story involves informational interviews, social media, networking, a personal website, professional podcasts, and a fancy CV template … but it all started with the…

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Python Maps

This is the story about how a computational chemist moved away from academia and into the geospatial industry and then started to build a brand around creating beautiful maps using python. 
 
DR. ADAM SYMINGTON
https://twitter.com/pythonmaps
https://www….

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