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Globe Builder – Because the World is not flat
My colleague Topi crafted a beautiful map for the #30DayMapChallenge showing the ecoregions of the world in a globe-like map . . .
The power of community: #30DayMapChallenge
New year has started, but it is still nice to reflect how I accidentally managed to reduce the productivity of . . .
The go-to-conference for open source geospatial community (FOSS4G 2019 Bucharest)
The annual FOSS4G held this year at Bucharest, Romania, is the go-to-conference for the latest in open source geospatial software. . . .
Mapping agencies and open source geospatial software – why not?
So, mapping agencies are going full-steam on PostGIS, the geospatial database choice of modern times. Recently, we at Gispo studied . . .
Open source is not scary
To many “open source” seems quite alien and abstract - what “open source” really even means? First let's take a . . .
Learn spatial SQL and master GeoPackage with QGIS 3
For some reason, tutorials related to spatial SQL seem to focus on finding and analyzing the locations of bars. This . . .
Automating GIS processes with graphical modeler in QGIS
It’s all about saving time, right? QGIS’s graphical modeler can definitely help you out here if you’re a GIS expert . . .
Land administration sector in search for applicable modern technological solutions
The National Land Survey of Finland (NLS), Aalto University, Finnish Location Information Cluster and the World Bank organized a two-day . . .
Latin America Geospatial Forum 2018 – the gap of knowledge is growing in the geospatial world
Although there seems to be more opportunities for the usage of geospatial information than ever before, the gap of knowledge . . .
The bittersweet truth: it’s impossible to keep up with the pace of FOSS4G-technology
If anything, we brought from Tanzania, from the FOSS4G 2018 (Free and Open Source Geospatial Software -conference) a clear view . . .