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Completing the Model

It has been a truism for some time that GIS enables us to build models of the Earth. Esri Press has even offered a book on geodatabase design called “Modeling Our World” for a while. Traditionally, GIS has given us the ability to model the surface of the earth (in a broad sense), including our […]

GeoLocation API for Twitter Announced

Ryan Sarver announced today the availability of a geolocation API for Twitter. It even supports GeoRSS and GeoJSON. This could be a potentially significant new step for Twitter. It looks like the API will be opened to platform developers first everyone (see here). Tying in location to the near-real-time nature of the Twitter timeline opens […]