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2012-06-19 23:00:40

Trajectory promises to provide relevant, actionable content for the intelligence, defense, and homeland security communities. Herndon, Virginia (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), recently launched its official magazine, trajectory. The must-have geospatial intelligence publication is available in print, online and soon as a tablet app. Readers can subscribe at trajectorymagazine.com. Trajectory made its debut at USGIF´s GEOINT Community...

2012-05-04 23:00:44

GeoTrellis enables analysis applications that have previously only been possible with a workstation GIS to be made available online and in mobile applications. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 Azavea, an award winning geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company announces the release of its newest open source product, GeoTrellis, a high performance geographic data processing engine. The company is releasing the product source code under the GNU General Public License...

2012-04-26 23:02:06

Two GIS students from the University of Pennsylvania and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to receive $5,000 each to perform pro bono geospatial analysis work for non-profits over the summer Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 Azavea, an award winning geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company announces the winners of its first Summer of Maps. Inspired by the Google Summer of Code, Azavea Summer of Maps is a program that offers $5,000 stipends to two student GIS...

2012-03-20 23:00:19

UMBC´s Graduate Programs in Geographic Information Systems invites the community to attend a free webinar presented by Dr. Nadine Alameh, Director of Interoperability Programs at OGC -“Advances in Metadata Usage with the Open Geospatial Consortium” Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 UMBC´s Geographic Information Systems Graduate Program is holding a webinar on Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 12 to 1 p.m. EDT. Guest speaker, Dr. Nadine Alameh, Director of...

2012-03-09 08:00:00

AWRA's first of its kind forum will bring together Google Geospatial Team, Microsoft Research Connections, U.S. Geological Survey, and other national and international experts to explore what's possible. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 Rapid and timely response to large-scale water-related emergencies is becoming dependent upon the coupling of two things: the availability of advanced geospatial information services (GIS) linked to water and climate data, and the accessibility of...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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