Articles of Interest
Fast Company: Ever Want Image Search For Google Earth? This AI-Driven Tool Does That - Descartes offers a search engine that will find other instances of a feature in a satellite image in other satellite images (graphic at right). The tech the company is commercializing was developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Interesting, but I confess feeling a bit of "solution in search of a problem" situation. I hope I'm wrong.
Tapestry Conference: 10 Data Storytelling Videos from Tapestry 2017 - Among the ten data storytelling presentations is one titled "Geospatial and Temporal Visualization of a New Vaccine Introduction."
Medium: The death of interactive infographics? - Maybe people don't click on the interactive graphics.
Tufts: Political Science Fieldwork for Undergrads - Tufts used Survey 123 for a Political Science course, Mapping Elections, last fall.
Adweek: WebMD’s Cold and Flu Map Is an Effective Marketing Tool—So Why Does It Make Some People Queasy? - Is it ok for hygiene product company to back a flu map?
Blog: Natural Disasters Happen, and Maps can Help. - A MOOC student (one of Anthony Robinson's) shares some of what he learned about maps.
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Maps of Campus
Kutztown University in Pennsylvania uses QR codes to enable the campus map.
GrasslandsLIVE is a free "distance learning adventure," aka, webinar, for students, educators and others on May 17, 2017 from Pawnee National Grasslands in Colorado.