Disruption in the Geospatial Age (pt1)

Posted by: Will Cadell 1 year, 5 months 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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Woods Hole Research Center & the Carbon Source

Posted by: Will Cadell 1 year, 7 months ago

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Facebook, Here and another nail in Bing Maps' coffin?

Posted by: Will Cadell in news consulting Cartography 1 year, 12 months ago

I noticed a small change in the maps provided by facebook today. In the bottom left corner they say Here, not Bing. Go take a look.

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Git for the world

Posted by: Will Cadell in Open Data technology Data analytics 2 years ago

I had another good long discussion with @bmann this morning. We talked about automated vehicles, augmented reality and the implications on the gesopatial industry. Which, FYI, will be profound.

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Pokemon, Automated Cars, Augmented Reality and the Rise of the Geo Boffins

Posted by: Will Cadell 2 years, 1 month ago

Firstly, I blame @bmann for this post:

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