After a tech breakdown enforced break we are playing catch up and cram as much as possible into this episode, so we have news, we have a wrap up of the Esri User Conference 2019 and Mark is challenged to a game of Export to Shapefile.
In this episode Mark and Chris chat with Ed Freyfogle, entrepreneur, investor, geomob wrangler, and co-founder of OpenCage Data about what makes him tick. Plus we say nice things about DJI, ask why Hobbits didn't use spatial analysis to find their way to Mount Doom, and discuss ways to make the Esri popup nicer.
Are maps art? Well of course they are and especially so if Daniel O'Donohue from MapScaping has created it. We chat to Daniel about MapScaping, and Danish GIS. In the news we look at a huge Class Action, we see what Facebook has been up to to locate potential users in Africa and we have the ubiquitous article about Game of Thrones.
We have a boatload of news, from Esri numerous updates, to unexpected members of the flat earth society, to drones firing seed missiles we have you covered. Plus we discuss what it takes to be a GIS consultant, and back by popular demand Export to Shapefile.
In this episode, we talk to Felix Stock, founder of KinderKiez and ask him how he came up with just an awesome idea. We have some news, ArcGIS has a quarterly release, Google goes AR and we see if we can find Carmen Sandiego.
Just how accurate is accurate? Can better accuracy inside your mobile phone mean a new opportunity for location specialists and consumers? The Broadcom Dual Frequency GPS chip released in late 2017 providing 10cm accuracy hasn't found the home you might expect appearing in only one smartphone in 2018.
We kick off our first episode of 2019 with a charming interview with the founders of Bluefield GIS and discuss the awesome apps Draw Maps and Draw GIS that they have developed. Plus we have a bit of Spatial News and of course general waffle from your hosts of the number one Geospatial Podcast in the World.
In this episode, we reach the peak of our own inflated expectations before diving deep into the trough of our disillusionment and then finally we start climbing the slopes of enlightenment and all for the simple pleasure of our listeners. We look at the top 10 strategic tech trends for 2019 and ask what do they mean for the spatial industry, plus we have a top selection of spatial news and the return of Export to Shapefile.
We follow up our last episode on Digital Twins with an interview with James Fee, CTO at CityZenith and all round good egg. Plus some exciting news from Esri about new user roles, HERE grab the number one spot for Mapping and Navigation from Google in a new report by Ovum and we take a look at the Brexit Isles.