Category: Geodata

Lightsaber Lines –I mean Firefly Lines

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Hang on! This blog post can alternatively be read in a mind-bending full-screen epically scroll-tastic Cascade Story Map. Ah the glow of a cool-blue firefly map. There is a sort of balance between the softness of the geographic features and … Continue reading

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Spatial Analyst- Post-UC Recap

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It was great to interact with all of you at the User Conference in San Diego. Thank you for sharing your analysis stories, and for your feedback and suggestions. For those of you who could not make it to a … Continue reading

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How-To: Missile Height Diagram

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Last week I, along with the rest of the news-aware world, learned about an intercontinental ballistic missile test performed by North Korea, assessed to have reached an apogee (how high) of 2,300 miles. Wait, what? 2,300…miles? To an aeronautical nobody … Continue reading

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How-To: United States of Craigslist, Chalkboard Style!

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Ah the trusty old, well-worn, United States of [Thiessen Polygon] Map. But at least I was a relatively early adopter (the original version was made in…yikes!…2011). Sure, this post will show you how to make these boundaries, but more interestingly, it will … Continue reading

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How-To: Fake Island Election Map Thing

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Here is a map in the style of Tim Wallace’s definitive map of the 2016 US Presidential Election. This is a small snapshot of Tim’s maps, for reference… Tim’s unique take, and beautiful craftsmanship, show two Americas, one of Trump and one … Continue reading

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Virtualizing ArcGIS Pro: Nvidia GRID Tesla M60

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The Esri Performance Engineering team has been benchmarking ArcGIS Pro in the virtualized environments using shareable GPU’s for a number of years.  We have published a series of articles in order to assist our users in understanding the technology as … Continue reading

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UC 2017: Have you signed up for a free data health check yet?

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Are you going to the Esri User Conference next week? Would you like to get your GIS data reviewed by an Esri expert for free? Check out this announcement about data health check sessions here. Or watch this short video … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Pro Tips: Guide for the Esri UC 2017

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As a GIS lover, I’m a geek for data. Here’s the 2017 Esri User Conference by the numbers: 5 days, 300+ exhibitors, 450+ hours of hands-on training, 1000+ sessions, 17,000+ attendees, and several thousand opportunities interact with each other and … Continue reading

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Explore Eight Incredible Apps at the 2017 User Apps Fair

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Visit the 2017 User Apps Fair! The 2017 User Apps Fair will showcase the best customized applications that utilize Esri technology. These competitors will present and display their applications at the 2017 Esri User Conference from Tuesday, July 11th through … Continue reading

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Fantasy Maps Pt 3 | Touchability

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Of course it’s the very nature of a fantasy map insert to be revealed via a cover turn, smelled, and traced with a curious finger. So when it comes to creating a fantasy map that begs to be ripped out, … Continue reading

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