Each episode our panel of International Map Hackers will dissect a buzzword from the world of GIS. We’ll give you concrete definitions, practical applications, and share where we hope the technology can go from here.
Spatial Data Infrastructure is a phrase we hear all the time in meetings, presentations, and conference plenaries, but what is it? What does is mean to create data infrastructure? How should one go about building it out? What are the keys to success? Our panel and special guest discuss this topic on this episode of Map Hackers!…
It's the start of Season 2 so we're kicking things off with a huge topic: Blockchain. We'll break down what blockchain is, how it is or could be used in various industries, and it's applications to GIS. Special guest Adel Fernandez joins the panel!
Data Visualization is our buzzword this episode. In this episode we aim to define data visualization in the realm of GIS. We'll talk about what makes a great visualization and how to apply some techniques for maximum impact. Special guest John Nelson, from Esri's Living Atlas team, joins the panel.
In this episode we finish our conversation about data science. We dig into the tools of the trade and give some general categories to help organize them. Alberto Nieto is with us once again!
Data Science has recently become very buzzy. All sorts of industries are looking for Data Scientists. But what does that mean? What is a data scientist? What skills does one need? Alberto Nieto Esri Product Engineer joins the panel to break it down.
Everyone has a mental image pop into their head when someone says "maps". That image is formed by your personal experience with maps. This episode topic was brought on by a question most GIS professionals have been asked, "Hasn't everything already been mapped?" Join us this episode as we discuss what makes a map and what mapping means to GIS pros.…
In this episode, we break down Big Data. What is it? How do we handle it? Why it matters? Mansour Raad, Global Chief Technologist from Esri joins the panel!
In this episode we break down how and why you should use GIS for Disaster Response. We also take a look at what disaster response means from the lens of a GIS Analyst. Special Guest: Jeff Baranyi, Esri's Technical Lead for Emergency Management joins the panel.
In this episode we break down the buzzword Automation. What does it mean to automate? How to get started automating your workflows? What you must consider before automating and reading recommendations.
A Digital Twin is defined as a virtual representation serving as the counterpart of a physical object or process. Within the GIS industry it can be so much more! In this episode the Map Hackers dissect and discuss the concept of Digital Twins and what they mean.
In this episode we dig into one of the most common acronyms is the business, API. While it stands for Application Protocol Interface, that does not tell us what exactly that means. So we will discuss what an API is, why and how they are useful, and share some tips on having a nice Friday evening.
In this episode the Map Hackers discuss GeoAI. What it is, what are the practical use cases, and what the future may hold if we harness and develop this capability!