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Disruption in the Geospatial Age (pt1)

Posted by: Will Cadell 6 months, 2 weeks ago

How grand I am to throw around terms like 'the geospatial age' as if I’m some kind of luminary. It sounds wonderful that we might be in some kind of 'age', but really, what on Earth does that mean? Well, what I mean is we as a technology community we are closer to geospatial technology than we have ever been. Indeed, billions of us literally hold it in our hands much of our waking lives. As such, we are now seeing an enormous development in the expectation and exploitation of geography as a toolkit. Sometimes this is wonderful to witness and sometimes terrible, but nevertheless we see maps and coordinates everywhere powering everything from restaurant reviews to rocket ships. Yes, our age is overtly geospatial.

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Apple Maps API

Posted by: Will Cadell in news technology 1 year, 5 months ago

How Exciting!

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Maptiks Map Analytics Demo

Posted by: Will Cadell 1 year, 5 months ago

As we all know, a demo is worth at least a thousand words. earlier this week I put together this client side demo to help our clients get the feel of the kind of things we can do with Maptiks. I wanted to share it with all our Sparkgeo friends too. Welcome to the future of web maps.

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UPDATE With CartoDB Via PostGIS

Posted by: Will Cadell in postgis cartodb mapping cartocss web development 2 years, 3 months ago

I had made the assumption that CartoDB was all about data delivery. Much like the deprecated Google Maps Engine, I had assumed CartoDB's value was really in fast data rendering and distribution.

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A Multi Season Trail Map With Mapbox & CartoDB

Posted by: Will Cadell in Cartography cartodb mapbox mapping web development cartocss technology leaflet 2 years, 3 months ago

A trail map is seemingly so simple. But, to create a really 'good' trail map we need to consider a few key things:

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