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Robert Pitts Jan 29, 2012 10:13:00 AM

Census Bureau Releases OnTheMap Version 6

OnTheMap is an interactive dashboard style tool with detailed maps showing where workers are employed and where they live with companion reports on age, earnings, industry distribution, and local workforce indicators. New Light Technologies (NLT) supports the development of OnTheMap providing ...
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Robert Pitts Jan 23, 2012 10:14:00 AM

Mapping Patterns of Social Connectedness

MIT SENSEable City Lab, Labs-Research and IBM Research Researchers are mapping patterns of social connectedness across the U.S. based on anonymous and aggregated cell phone interactions data. SENSEable City Laboratory is a new research initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Some ...
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Robert Pitts Jan 13, 2012 10:15:00 AM

White House Proposes Executive Branch Reorganization

The White House today announced an interesting proposal to reorganize a number of federal agencies to better meet the economic and business needs of the nation and improve efficiency. The proposal would merge a number of commerce and trade agencies including the Office of the U.S. Trade ...
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Robert Pitts Jan 12, 2012 10:16:00 AM

Natural Hazards & Social Vulnerability

The Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute at the University of South Carolina’s Geography Department has put together an interesting national Social Vulnerability Index, which measures the social vulnerability of every U.S. county to environmental hazards. The model factors in over 30 ...
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Robert Pitts Jan 8, 2012 10:22:00 AM

NLT Team provides Enterprise Class Geospatial Technology Software to DC Government GIS Program

New Light Technologies, Inc. (NLT) partners with Arc2Earth to provide enterprise class Geospatial Technology to the Washington, DC GIS Program. The team developed server side KMZ updated KML network link data feeds to provide District users with a more complete and enjoyable user experience through ...
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Gee Araya Jan 6, 2012 10:19:00 AM

Measuring & Mapping Water-related Risks

World Resources Institute, in conjunction with several corporate sponsors, has developed a very cool web-based dashboard style GIS tool for measuring and mapping global water-related risks. To put this together, WRI formed a comprehensive set of physical and regulatory indicators to develop a Water ...
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