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2013-11-13 23:00:59

GIS Day is celebrated annually with independent events around the world.

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,

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.

2013-10-14 23:20:24

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:

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

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

It may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but the authorities are starting to adopt computer programs running algorithms to establish crime maps, and even determine where crimes could happen, before they happen.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.