Tag Archives: location based services

Panama Papers: where the money is hiding

Companies in Mossack Fonseca database “connected” to a particular country by address. The data also shows clients, beneficiaries, and shareholders by country. Source: ICIJ — Map created by Brian Kilmartin in CartoDB Sourced through Scoop.it from: briankilmartin.cartodb.com When I heard … Continue reading

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Swarm App 3.0 – New & Improved Check In App

If you loved the old Foursquare, you are going to love the new Swarm app. Swarm 3.0 has mayorships, coins, and themed stickers. It is time for you to come back … Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.youtube.com It’s interesting to … Continue reading

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When Maps Lie – CityLab

Tips from a geographer who’s seen it all. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.citylab.com This is a really good detailed article, and if you want an in-depth understanding of  the world of maps,  think it’s a good read. It highlights a … Continue reading

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Spies Can Track You Just by Watching Your Phone’s Power Use | WIRED

Technology does not recognise borders of sovereignty or of right or wrong. It just is. Continue reading

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CES 2015: Connected car tech to watch – ZDNet

This is a natural progression which leads to a car that you not only get into to enjoy driving (sorry Public Transport, you need to learn from this because man’s love affair with the car will not be going away any time soon due to these enhancements), but your car knows who you are, what your needs are and of course how to get to where you want to go. Continue reading

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If Pictures Are Worth a Thousand Words, How About Maps? – Algemeiner

Curated from the blog callJNS.org – A major book publisher, deluged with criticism for leaving Israel off a map in its Middle East Atlas, has apologized and withdrawn the book from circulation. Source: http://www.algemeiner.com My SoLoMo blog is known as … Continue reading

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Real time maps could predict and prevent the spread of malaria

Epidemiologists at the University of California are developing a tool that uses rainfall and other factors to forecast outbreaks, writes Katherine Purvis Source: http://www.theguardian.com This is excellent. It would be great if it were possible to combine this with information … Continue reading

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