I've been in the GIS news business since GIS Monitor launched in 2000. My job for most of the last 15 years at several different publications, involved identifying and writing about what my colleagues and I considered important stories. For the last few mon...
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Google Lat Long: Mapping Brazilian islands, above ground and under the sea
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 12:01 AM. Few people have set foot on the islands of Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas, but now you can visi
Google Lat Long: Greenlandic fjords and viking ruins await your discover...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 12:01 AM. Your virtual viking ship is here to take you on a journey through Greenland with Street View in Go
Geotagging and Picasa Web Albums API, or was it Google+ Photos?
In my last blog post, I presented a new plugin, Leaflet.Photo, that allows you to display geotagged photos from any source. Among them was G
A 19th-Century Map of the Geology Hidden Beneath NYC Streets
There was much rejoicing among cartography lovers when the New York Public Library's Lionel Pincus & Princess Firyal Map Division recently r
A Phantom Drone Captured Video Inside An Erupting Volcano
The stunning footage shot by Shaun O'Callaghan shows lava spewing from a volcano in the South Pacific.
Adding the new Google Maps to your website just got easier with the new ...
Since we introduced the ability to embed the new Google Maps, a growing number of sites across the web have been helping their visitors visu
#40Forward: 40 startup communities rethinking the gender gap
At age 40, my mom quit her job to start an employment agency for people with disabilities. Over the next few years and without a college deg
Google Lat Long: Monitoring the World's Forests with Global Forest Watch
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 8:00 AM. By the time we find out about deforestation, it's usually too late to take action. Scientists have b
Google Maps Mania: Compare Your Town with the World
Google Maps Mania is an unofficial Google Maps blog tracking the websites, mashups and tools being influenced by Google Maps. Wednesday, Feb