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Monday, August 20th, 2012

Chinese Urbanization, By the Numbers

The Chinese government has just released its latest annual report on urban development and cities, and some of the figures within it are pretty astounding. China is becoming an urban nation at an incredible speed, according to...

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Cold Case King to Advise Australian Law Enforcers

An ex-criminal profiler who used cutting-edge mapping technology to help catch a notorious US serial killer has been invited to advise Australian law enforcers on how the technology could breathe new life into thousands of the nation’s...

Friday, August 17th, 2012

SuperGIS for Disaster Evacuation and Rescue Plan

Climate change has increased the frequency and impact ranges of mass disasters all around the world. Disaster prevention and management therefore plays an important role in warding off diverse natural disasters. Take Taiwan for instance. Located in...

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Vallejo Named Senior Vice President of Operations for Topcon Positioning Systems

Ray Vallejo has been named senior vice president of operations for Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS). He was formerly the vice president of planning for Topcon Precision Agriculture (TPA). The promotion announcement was made by Joseph Noah, TPS...

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Fujitsu Uses Image Analysis Technology to Generate Rice Paddy Parcel Maps

Fujitsu today announced that, in collaboration with the Federation of Hokkaido Agricultural Mutual Aid Association (Hokkaido NOSAI) and the Kamikawa Chuo Agricultural Mutual Aid Association (Kamikawa Chuo NOSAI), it will aid in creating maps of rice paddy...

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Unlivable Cities

Yes, China's cities are booming, but there's a depressing sameness to what you find in even the newest of new boomtowns. Consider the checklist of "hot" new urban features itemized in a 2007 article in the People's...

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Indonesia Spending Plan Stokes Southeast Asian Growth

Indonesia plans to increase government capital spending by 15 percent next year as President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono pledges to boost infrastructure that he says is needed to ensure sustainable growth. Capital spending will rise to 193.8 trillion...

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Mapping Egypt’s Summer Electricity Blackouts

Egypt is experiencing an energy shortage this summer. To cope with an infrastructure breakdown, the government has instituted blackouts throughout the country — leaving people without air conditioning or fans for several hours each day, while daytime...

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

How India’s Favorite TV Show USes Data to Change the World

Every Sunday morning, millions of people in India tune in to watch Bollywood star Aamir Khan host one of the country’s highest-rated television shows, Satyamev Jayate. Only unlike so many popular programs, Satyamev Jayate doesn’t involve a...

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Improved Support for Landsat Imagery in ArcGIS 10.1

To assist scientists and land and resources managers in evaluating the earth's changing landscape, Esri announced today that it has further improved support for Landsat imagery, including simplified workflows for ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop and improvements in...

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