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Podcast: GIS

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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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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Hex Tiles

The problem of unification: Spatial data comes in many different sizes, shapes, and formats making it a difficult and time-consuming process to join data for visualization, exploration, and analysis.
Enter the Hex Tile system!

Contact Foursquare:  conn…

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The Business of Web Maps

This is a story about a hobby project called Scribble Maps that grew into business… but it’s also a story about the opportunities and challenges of creating geospatial tools for non-geospatial professionals.
Jonathan Wagner

“Its easy to get people to ma…

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Monetizing An Open-Source Geospatial Project

WhiteBox Contains over 500 geospatial analysis tools. Many of these tools have novel functionality that you won’t find in other software and it’s FREE to use! But is it possible to monetize an open-source geospatial project? and if so how would you do th…

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Whitebox Tools Is The Backend To Many Frontends

WhiteBox Contains over 500 geospatial analysis tools. Many of these tools have novel functionality that you won’t find in other software and it’s FREE to use! 

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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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Unstructured Data Is Dark Data

This episode is all about Unstructured Data but alone the way you will be introduced to the concept of 1st 2nd and 3rd order metadata, edge computing, and knowledge graphs.
 
And yes “Dark Data” is a thing! 

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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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