Monthly Archives: March 2013

Next #geowebchat: Between the Parrot and the Predator: the present and future of civilian and military drones

In our next #geowebchat twitter discussion, we will be talking about the implications of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), colloquially called “drones”. The US military has become increasingly reliant upon the use of armed Predator and Reaper drones (and unarmed Global Hawk surveillance drones) in its operations overseas, and a recent filibuster by Senator Rand Paul […]

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#geowebchat transcript, 19 March 2013

@mappingmashups Mar 17, 7:26pm Next #geowebchat: Hackathons, what are they good for? Join us Tues 12pm PDT 3pm EDT 7pm GMT mappingmashups.net/2013/03/17/nex… Please RT! @mappingmashups 12:01pm Have you ever organized or participated in a #hackathon? Tell us your story! Join the discussion at the hashtag #geowebchat starting now! @mappingmashups 12:01pm Welcome to #geowebchat everyone. Today […]

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Next #geowebchat: Hackathons, what are they good for?

A hackathon is an intensive event, often held over a weekend, where software developers, designers, and others work together on software projects. Some hackathons focus on creating applications for social change, or are organized hastily to respond to natural disasters, while others are competitions sponsored by software companies to develop a community around a new […]

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#geowebchat transcript, 5 March 2013

@mappingmashups Mar 04, 5:18pm Reminder: #geowebchat tomorrow at 1pm PST. Topic: mapping -sheds and -footprints on the geoweb with @erictheise @erictheise Mar 05, 9:25am today at 1pm pacific time, i’ll be hosting a #GeoWebChat. these are bi-weekly events driven by @mappingmashups @erictheise Mar 05, 9:26am #GeoWebChat topic is “-sheds and -prints”, meaning the trend where […]

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