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Check out some of the most popular Google Maps games.
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1. GeoGuessr GueGuessr is definitely on the top of our list. It started as a small web app that gives you the challenge of guessing the locations of a series of random Street View images. After you’ve made your guess, it reveals the real location, and awards points based on how close you get. It’s so …
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Our webcast returns interviewing +Josh Williams. In addition to teaching, Josh created geteach.com; which received a 2012 Geographic Excellence in Media (GEM) award from the National Council for Geographic Education. We last interviewed him December of 2012 and now excited to get an update on how this innovative teaching tool has progressed and helped Josh teach geography.
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A nicely done visualization on how the states of the US generate their electricity. It drills down to the various sources and includes a great graph that compares coal use by states versus the other electricity sources.

There is also a link to an article on how the Obama administration is toughening rules that force states to cut pollution from coal-burning power plants.

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Coal and natural gas are the most common sources for electricity, but coal represents a declining share.
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We finished creating a new professional front-end website for everyone to checkout. Google+ will always be our place for interaction with the community and sharing new content but the new site has allowed us to create our own experience around Project Geospatial news, webcasts, and in-depth blog posts about industry topics.

Check us out and let us know what you think. We want your feedback on what questions you want to know about the industry and if you have something to share we would love to have you on a webcast as we get those running again too. Thanks everyone for your continued support.
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+Caitlin Dempsey Morais​ Thanks! We put a contest out on 99Designs. I don't recommend them for website creation but everything else like logos is good. I wasn't happy with website that came out of the contest so I mashed one up myself in SquareSpace.
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Happy Birthday Google Earth and here's to hopefully many more!
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Geocoding New and Old
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Great New Post by Coleman McCormick - Addresses and Geocoding : Comparing New & Old Methods - http://bit.ly/1P0YV2H
An in-depth comparison of geocoding, address, and coordinate systems.
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Maps can save lives by broadening our awareness about what is happening around us, other places, or even what is to come with analytics that can be applied to data at scale today.
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Pluto has brought renewed inspiration in Space exploration as humanity has mapped the most distant planets in our solar system. You can checkout the latest imagery of Pluto from NASA using Google Earth.
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Earlier this month, we had a look at a map of Pluto that NASA produced and made available in KML format for viewing Google Earth. That was before the New Horizons spacecraft had reached Pluto and the image was very blurry. Now the flyby is complete and we are starting to see higher resolution images, including the first high resolution map. It still only includes about half of the surface area and is a monochrome image, but it is considerably higher resolution than the previous version.

http://www.gearthblog.com/blog/archives/2015/07/latest-pluto-map-google-earth.html
Earlier this month, we had a look at a map of Pluto that NASA produced and made available in KML format for viewing Google Earth. That was before the New Horizons spacecraft had reached Pluto and the image was very blurry. Now the flyby is complete and we are starting to see higher resolution images, …
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DigitalGlobe is using crowdsourcing to develop their object detection algorithms. Not too unlike how Google developed their Image search. These algorithms allow the system to perform feature extraction from images right after they are taken. Traditional analysis can take hours, days, and sometime weeks to breakout all of the features of an image.
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Missouri is working hard to keep NGA in St Louis in the battle over where the new Agency's new western HQ will be built. #GEOINT2015   #GEOINT   #NGA   #Geospatial   #Missouri   #StLouis  
  JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today signed into law House Bill 514 to help keep thousands of high-paying jobs at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) in Missouri. The legislation provides additional capacity in the State Supplemental Tax Increment Financing program so that this performance-based redevelopment program can accommodate a project of this size....
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The GEOINT Symposium is back for 2015 and hosting in Washington DC. Can't wait to see everyone there. Here are a few shortcut links for those attending:

GEOINT Dailieshttp://trajectorymagazine.com/got-geoint/item/1971-geoint-2015-show-dailies.html

GEOINT Event Guidehttp://usgif.org/eblast/geoint/guide.pdf

GEOINT 2015 App 
For Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.crowdcompass.appzqHUmR2dXp
For iOSL: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=994697402&mt=8

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Download your copy of the GEOINT 2015 Event Guide. Preview sessions, speaker bios, networking events, and great exhibitor offerings in this digital guide. With the popularity of the free GEOINT 2015 mobile app, the availability of the award-winning trajectory Show Daily, and concern about the ...
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Status: 2015-07-30 We are getting back into the spin of being Active again. We created a new professional website you all can check out which will be the front door to our webcast and blog posts for now on. Check it out and let us know what you think. http://www.projectgeospatial.com

Project Geo is a web series dedicated to increasing awareness of Geospatial Technology, industry best practices, and GIS resources. The cast consists of Adam Simmons and Mason Rothman.

We also air special episodes covering unique topics and interviews. Last year we covered GEOINT 2012. Here are a few notable people we have interviewed:
  • Keith Masback - USGIF President
  • Dr Shay Har-Noy - Tomnod CEO
  • Paul Van Dinther - A-Tour
Others we have had on the show include:
  • Mickey Mellen - Google Earth Blog
  • Bert De Bruijn - WikiWar
  • Wes Herche - Geospatial Enthusiast
  • Josh Williams - geteach.com
We love having guests on the show to elaborate on specific areas of the Geospatial Industry. If you consider yourself a Geospatial expert, hobbyist, or someone who is involved with maps, geography, cartography, or anything related to GIS we welcome your participation and input. Send us a message on Google+ if you want to be apart of our next episode.