Making Maps the Google Way on “On The Media”

August 17, 2011

Leslie Pelch, VCGI

 

Is 21st Century map making map making more politically thorny than it has always been? Listen to this “On The Media” show about Google Earth/Maps and you can be the judge…

http://www.onthemedia.org/2011/aug/12/making-maps-google-way/


GIS on VPR’s VT Edition and We are Still Looking for a Few Lightning Presenters!

August 4, 2011

Leslie Pelch, VCGI

Check out VT Edition Tuesday – http://www.vpr.net/episode/51722/

“There was a time when geography was memorizing chief crops, major bodies of water and picking out countries on a map. Knowing that cloves came from places like Zanzibar and Madagascar or locating the Caspian Sea seemed all there was to this study.  Not today. “

Also, we are still looking for lightning presenters for the NEURISA Ignite Spatial VT event on Sept. 22. 5-minutes to tell your spatial/GIS story….can you do it? Click here to submit your abstract: http://www.neurisa.org/events?eventId=312572&EventViewMode=EventDetails and to see examples of presentations done at other similar events.


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