NCGIS 2017 Recap

By Jody Garnett:
A big thanks to the North Carolina 2017 organizers for a great event. I appreciated the chance to meet so many mapping professionals (always a shock for a technologist such as myself).

As this was the 30th anniversary of NCGIS, the conference is held every two years, there was a bit of a celebration on tap. Featuring cake, and unexpectedly a fashion show of orphaned technology that was cutting edge over the last three decades. Starting out with push pin maps, and a pizza cutter shaped map measuring tool, fading through early GPS systems and ruggedized portable computers, and ending on a high note with google glass and some of our more recent misadventures.

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LocationTech Tour 2016

LocationTech Tour

If you caught our update on FOSS4G 2016 you know we enjoy taking part in community events and open source advocacy. The LocationTech Tour is the second big open source GIS mapping conference & community event we take part in; this is a travelling event hooking up with smaller crowds in each city.

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Boundless Open Source GIS Software Report Card

Boundless is an open company, with ‘open’ being a part of everything we do. Our commitment is built on a foundation of open source, open collaboration, open standards and open education. We maintain over 200 repositories on GitHub and encourage everyone around the globe to participate in our projects. We feel it is important to be transparent about contributions as part of the community, so we have compiled this open source software report card to summarize our level of commitment.

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GeoServer 2.10.0 released

[Note: Originally posted on blog.geoserver.org]

The GeoServer team is happy to announce the release of GeoServer 2.10.0. Downloads are available (zip, war, dmg and exe) along with docs and extensions.

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