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Broadband Has Broad Interest at NSGIC

The release of the National Broadband Map by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in February 2011 brought much attention to the issue of high speed Internet coverage across the United States....

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To License or Not to License Geospatial Data: Still a Challenge for Government Agencies

Tim de Troye from the State of South Carolina offered a presentation that is an ongoing issue among states and local governments about how they distribute geospatial data collected with taxpayer...

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CloudMade Updates Offerings for the Next Four Years

In a detailed blog post at CloudMade lays out keys milestones frome the past four years and introduces three new mapping platform offerings. The last news I reported from Cloudmade was about its...

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NSGIC Keynoter Implores Need for Reducing Redundancy, Better Interoperability

At the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) Mid-Year Meeting in Annapolis, Maryland this week, New Hampshire's Adjutant General Major General William Reddel described the...

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GiS and Geospatial Stories I’m Reading - 2/25/13

Nokia opens up Here platform with an eye to the future Google Maps birdhouses provide shelter, navigational aid for winged travelers Wife wins divorce after map-reading row Nominate foss4g...

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Idaho Geosciences PhD and other Education GIS News

Idaho State University is ready to begin enrolling geosciences doctoral students in August after the Idaho State Board of Education approved an ISU Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree in geosciences...

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Harvard’s TweetMap (ALPHA): Explore 125 Million Tweets

Ben Lewis, who's over at the Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis shared that TweetMap, built on MapD (general purpose SQL database) and Harvard's WorldMap, is up and running in ALPHA....

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