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Top 5 most influential living people who shaped the geo industry of the 21 century - Geoawesomeness

Top 5 most influential living people who shaped the geo industry of the 21 century - Geoawesomeness | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Tweet Share on Facebook Share Share Email Pin Pocket Flipboard The great things are done by extraordinary people. Here is my list of top 5 people who I believe shaped the geo industry of the 21 century. It was not an easy choice… Please comment if you have other candidates. Jack Dangermond – CEO of Esri
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Facebook Is Making a Map of Everyone in the World

Facebook Is Making a Map of Everyone in the World | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
And they’re using a brand new A.I. technique and a whole lot of computing power to do it.
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The Age of Buildings | Suprageography

The Age of Buildings | Suprageography | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
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Age estimates for dwellings in England & Wales - Excellent Open Data Resource!

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New Maps Show World’s Cities Disappearing Under Water – Next City

New Maps Show World’s Cities Disappearing Under Water – Next City | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Action versus inaction could be the difference between the displacement of “just” 145 million people and upwards of 760 million people from coastal cities.
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Geography’s unique appeal - Geographical

Geography’s unique appeal - Geographical | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Geography is one of the broader disciplines when it comes to higher education, as demonstrated by this examination of some of its most interesting and distinct undergraduate modules
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What’s New in ArcGIS Online (July 2015) | ArcGIS Blog

What’s New in ArcGIS Online (July 2015) | ArcGIS Blog | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
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The One Show - The One Show / Ordnance Survey Limited “On the Map” Design Competition - BBC One

The One Show - The One Show / Ordnance Survey Limited “On the Map” Design Competition - BBC One | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
T & C for The One Show / Ordnance Survey Limited “On the Map” Design Competition
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First Lady Michelle Obama Launches Let’s Move! Interactive Map | GISuser.com

First Lady Michelle Obama Launches Let’s Move! Interactive Map | GISuser.com | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
First Lady Michelle Obama Launches Let’s Move! Interactive Map
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How to make a killer map using Excel in under 5 minutes with PowerMap plugin

How to make a killer map using Excel in under 5 minutes with PowerMap plugin | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Many times it happens that you need to quickly visualize your data on a map but you don't have a time to play for hours with ArcGIS or QGIS to make it look good. In this tutorial I'll show you how ...
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Basic Mapping capability added to MS Excel 2013..

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UCL Geographical Information Science (GIS) Careers Event 2015

UCL Geographical Information Science (GIS) Careers Event 2015 | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Are you a current or recent MSc Geographical Information Science (GIS) graduate?  Have you graduated from or are you studying on a similar degree?  Do you have GIS skills and want to know more about potential careers?  Are you an undergraduate who would like to hear more about an inter-disciplinary career that combines computer science skills with the ability to understand, model and analyse the world and solve real-world problems ranging from traffic congestion and ambulance routing to modelling pollution and disease spread, and on to understanding what causes flooding and predicting population growth?  Are you interested in working in fields as diverse as oil and gas, property, transport, retail, healthcare, planning, the environment, civil engineering, local and central government and many others?
If any of these apply, then you'll want to attend our GIS careers event!  We're planning a CV clinic, mock interviews, the chance to talk with recent and more senior graduates about career opportunities.  You will also find out more about GIS and the fantastic, diverse career opportunities that could await you.
The event is free, so sign up here, and please don't forget to tell us more about you.
 
** The event will be based in Room G04, Chadwick Building, University College London, WC1E 6BT.  The Chadwick Building is the one on your right as you enter the main gates into UCL from Gower Street.  Nearest Tube Stations: Euston Square and Warren Street **
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UCL Geospatial careers event - Free to attend.

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15 programming languages you need to know in 2015

15 programming languages you need to know in 2015 | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
A list of programming languages you should learn this year.
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Google adds Zika info to search and partners with UNICEF to map outbreak

Google adds Zika info to search and partners with UNICEF to map outbreak | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
The Zika virus continues to spread across South America and beyond, but unlike with other pandemics, identifying and mapping the outbreak has proven hard...
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UCL Geographical Information Science (GIS) Careers Event 2016

UCL Geographical Information Science (GIS) Careers Event 2016 | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - Dr Claire Ellul presents UCL Geographical Information Science (GIS) Careers Event 2016 - Monday, 7 March 2016 at Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, London, London. Find event and ticket information.
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This World Map Shows Which Cities Have The Most Smog, In Real Time

This World Map Shows Which Cities Have The Most Smog, In Real Time | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
A new map updates with current pollution levels in cities around the world. First stop, Beijing.
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Justifying GIS for Businesses: The GIS Business Case - GIS Geography

Justifying GIS for Businesses: The GIS Business Case - GIS Geography | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
We give you 5 steps to deliver a GIS business case at your organization because for some organizations it's hard to imagine without one
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What’s New in Story Maps (November 2015) | ArcGIS Blog

What’s New in Story Maps (November 2015) | ArcGIS Blog | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
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Some nice updates to a great feature..

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Learn What Spatial Analysis Can Do for You

Learn What Spatial Analysis Can Do for You | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Learn What Spatial Analysis Can Do for You
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Free ArcGIS Online Spatial Analysis MOOC..

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12 simple steps on how to be indispensable

12 simple steps on how to be indispensable | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Becoming indispensable is not about power or position. It's about taking charge of who you are, what you do, and how you show up.
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This Interactive Map Tells You Everything You Need to Know About the 2015 U.K. Election

This Interactive Map Tells You Everything You Need to Know About the 2015 U.K. Election | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
This could be one of the closest political contests in decades.
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UK Election 2015

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Mapping Out the GIS Software Landscape - GIS Geography

Mapping Out the GIS Software Landscape - GIS Geography | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
ArcGIS, QGIS, SAGA GIS to JUMP GIS. What GIS software should you be using? We map out the GIS software landscape and list 30 options for you to choose from.
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Good summary of desktop GIS options..

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COOL MAPS

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Nice showcase of maps powered by the ESRI platform...

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13 Gorgeous Panoramic Maps Drawn Long Before Satellites Even Existed 

13 Gorgeous Panoramic Maps Drawn Long Before Satellites Even Existed  | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
It's hard for us Google Earth-dependent modern-day humans to conceive of, but there was once a time when we had to imagine what our towns and cities looked like from the sky. In fact, there were famous artists who specialized in creating these panoramic views of Earth, though today, it's a lost art.
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ArcGIS 10.3 Now Certified OGC Compliant | GISuser.com

ArcGIS 10.3 Now Certified OGC Compliant | GISuser.com | Modern Geospatial Analysis | Scoop.it
ArcGIS 10.3 Now Certified OGC Compliant
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