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2013-11-13 23:00:59

GIS Day is celebrated annually with independent events around the world. It provides a forum for users of GIS technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. Claremont, California (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Claremont Graduate University (CGU's) Center for Information Systems and Technology will host GIS Day events on Friday, Nov. 15 in celebration of the university's partnership with Esri, the world’s largest developer of GIS...

2013-10-24 23:29:40

Aero-Metric, A Quantum Spatial company (AeroMetric) was awarded an On-Call Consultancy Services contract with the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC). Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 In early September, Aero-Metric, A Quantum Spatial company (AeroMetric) was awarded an On-Call Consultancy Services contract with the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC). SPC anticipates the need for a wide range of “on-call” consultant support services consistent with the varying...

2013-10-23 23:26:42

Photo Science, Inc. a Quantum Spatial Company (Photo Science) staff members Melissa Christie and Matthew Coleman have been elected to the 2014 board of the Northern California Region of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (NCR ASPRS). Emeryville, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Photo Science, Inc. a Quantum Spatial Company (Photo Science) staff members Melissa Christie and Matthew Coleman have been elected to the 2014 board of the Northern California Region of the...

2013-10-15 23:33:21

American Sentinel University GIS program chair Stephen McElroy was awarded the Sloan-C Online Teaching Certificate – Specialization in Online Management acknowledging Dr. McElroy as a progressive online GIS educator who has mastered Sloan-C’s best practices in online education. Learn more about American Sentinel University’s GIS degrees at http://www.americansentinel.edu/information-technology/b-s-geographic-information-systems. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 American Sentinel...

2013-10-14 23:20:24

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global GIS Market in the Natural Resource Industry 2012-2016. London (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global GIS market in the Natural Resource industry to grow at a CAGR of 9.34 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand from process industries The Global GIS market in the Natural Resource industry has also been witnessing...

2013-10-02 23:27:14

Combined visualization and geoprocessing capabilities from GeoNexus Technologies’ GeoWorx Software with Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management delivers a fully integrated geospatial enterprise solution. Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) has selected GeoNexus Technologies under a enterprise-wide licensing agreement to deliver and implement the GeoWorx® product suite, in support of the utility’s Geographic...

Predictive Policing: Authorities Prevent Crime Using Algorithms
2013-10-01 15:19:58

[ Watch the Video: Fighting Crime Hollywood Style ] Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but authorities are starting to adopt computer programs running algorithms to establish crime maps, and even determine where crimes could happen, before they happen. PredPol, a computer program developed to predict crime in real time, is currently deployed across parts of metropolitan London, and has reduced crime rates. The tool aims...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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