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Vector Tile Server using PostGIS

Posted by: James Banting in technology mapping web development ogr2ogr postgis GIS open source tools node 3 weeks, 1 day ago

We recently held a hackathon at Sparkgeo where we split into a couple teams and turned an idea we had been toying with, but never actually had the time to implement, into a working product. Joe Burkinshaw, Parmvir Thind, and myself were team MVT-MVP aka Map-Zuckerberg.

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COG - huh! What is it good for?

Posted by: James Banting in gdal technology imagery satellites 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Absolutely… well, a lot actually.

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Disruption in the Geospatial Age (pt2)

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

Continuing from disruption in the geospatial age pt 1 where we talked about classic disruption business models and in particular referenced Boundless, Esri and Mapbox. I wanted to highlight another example describing how Planet and DigitalGlobe have been reacting to a highly complex technology & consumer environment.

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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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Data is opinionated

Posted by: Will Cadell in Open Data technology imagery satellites Data 2 years, 1 month ago

Geospatial data in particular is opinionated. Now, opinion isn’t always a great thing. Opinion doesn’t mean you know better, it just means you have a particular view of the world and feel comfortable in maintaining that perspective.

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