So check out our new website! It's got proper show notes just like other grown up podcasts and a big back catalog of our previous podcasts for you to download and enjoy. In this episode we get our game on with Soccer Maps, we hold out for our Mercedes Benz sponsorship, we talk about Blockchain and location and have an argument as to why New Zealand is the most special spatial country in the world.
What's happened to traditional GIS? Oh it's there, just next to location analytics. "Traditional GIS" is taking a battering in the press, but what counts as Traditional or GIS for that matter and why is it being targeted. Chris and Mark discuss this and other issues in this Episode.
In this episode we have some epic news including a $50 million research grant for military drones in Australia, an article in GIS professional magazine by our very own Nathan Hazelwood, upcoming conferences and it wouldn’t be geodorable without a story about Strava. Plus we have a fabulous interview with Joseph Kerski, Esri’s Education Manager, and Mark gets schooled in a game of Export to Shapefile.
Back for 2018, we provide news and stories about the GIS industry in New Zealand and wider afield. In this episode we look forward at technology trends for 2018 and look back at the maps that summed up 2017. In topic of the week we pick our top 3 positive and top 3 negative memories from a year of podcasts.
As an industry we love putting the term Geo in front of everything and now it seams like Hollywood is following suit with the block buster GeoStorm and the B-Movie goodness of GeoDisaster! Are they any good? We watched them so you didn't have to! Plus in Topic of the Week we discuss the latest ArcGIS update.
Microsoft Azure gets on board with LBS, the Esri machine is learning, 8 industry experts weigh in on 2018 future GIS trends and DJI is accused of capturing sensitive data. In Topic of the Week we discuss 8 disruptive technologies and their impact on our industry.
What did you do for GIS day? We take a look at newly release 3D buildings for Wellington NZ, we defend San Francisco from aliens using MapBox and the Unity ARkit and think about what image we would submit to a GeoHipser calendar. In Topic of the Week we look at what the new Labour and New Zealand First coalition government mean for the GIS Industry.
After all the fluff and nonsense New Zealand has a new coalition government, we take a look at the coalition's policies and ask what might it mean for our industry here in NZ. Plus we take a look at local and international news from rendering thousands on polygons on the fly using Mapbox to submitting maps for the 2018 GeoHipster calendar.