It can be harder to decipher is how Americans use their land to create wealth. The 48 contiguous states alone are a 1.9 billion-acre jigsaw puzzle of cities, farms, forests and pastures that Americans use to feed themselves, power their economy and extract value for business and pleasure. July 31, 2018
GIS set the foundation for businesses to begin collecting and visualizing geographic information. But in order to stay competitive, businesses know they need to focus on the intelligence from their location data, not just on the geographic information itself.
Company fixed the error, but it may be years before the issue is resolved.
Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire
by Stefano Serafini Everyone remembers the lucky slogan featured by Jane Jacobs in The Death and Life of Great American Cities: for the sake of safety, livability, and hence attractiveness of cities "there must be eyes upon the street". Such a maxim seems to evidently match common sense, but yet some critics have been challenging
The Soviet military mapped the entire world, but few have seen the actual, physical maps-until now.
From Hackaday. Reminds me of work Harold Molle was doing five years ago here! [Geir] has created a pretty neat device, it's actually his second version of an
After being an open data consumer/visualizer/analyzer/advocate/enthusiast for the past few years, and spending the last two years actually working in the industry (is that a thing? oh my), I've had some time to develop my own open data philosophy. Here are a few tenets with commentary:
Analysis of one of the world's largest placename databases reveals it is dramatically skewed toward the US's cities, towns and settlements
The Web giant is temporarily suspending the service due to a rise in fraudulent edits as of late.
Ce fichier a été fourni à Wikimedia Commons par Geographicus Rare Antique Maps, marchand spécialisé de cartes rares et de cartes historiques des 15e, 16e, 17, 18e et 19e siècles, dans le cadre d'un projet de coopération.
SHP2STL Doug McCune, ha creato l'interessante libreria "shp2stl" che trasforma un file in formato .shp (usato per i dati geografici vettoriali) in formato stl (usato nella prototi
You can create a map within minutes using our online Editor or you can do much more advanced cartography with Mapbox Studio Classic. Here's a comparison that should help you choose the right tool for
Redditor afrofagne created an interesting map of how countries are gendered in French globally. Some interesting patterns: - North America and the Western Hemisphere is largely masculine. - Most of the central Asian -stan countries are masculine. - Much of the Central Africa Congo basin is masculine. - Much of the Amazon basin is masculine.
By charting the location and frequency of every shot in the NBA, Kirk Goldsberry can create a map of the strengths and weaknesses of each player's offensive game.
There's an old saying in the real-estate business that the three most important things in a property are location, location and location. We can assume this is still true when it comes to real estate, but it also is increasingly true when it comes to Web applications. A number of my recent consulting projects have included, in one way or another, the need to work with addresses and locations of various sorts.
These maps are crucial for understanding the region's history, its present, and some of the most important stories there today.
Hi folks, I'm making a desktop application with Python (and wxPython). The application is going to have a part that allows the user to choose a location from a map. OpenStreetMap seems good for this purpose. I found the following example from http://www.free-map.org.uk/course/osm/openlayers.xhtml
<html> <head> <title>OpenLayers Example</title>