Best of the Blogs – 20 September 2016

By on 21 September, 2016

Each week, Spatial Source finds the best that the internet has to offer.

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Almost anything is possible to imagine, build and manipulate with software that gives us the power to digitise the world around us and manipulate it – in real time and in three dimensions. This LONGREAD article goes into depth on the amazing possibilities that are currently being realised. [ANZ Blue Notes]

 

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This Food Insecurity & Climate Change webmap allows you to explore how different scenarios of global greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation to climate change. By comparing variables you can see how vulnerability to food insecurity changes over space and time. [Metoffice]

 

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Say you’ve decided it’s time to plunk some cash down on a drone, where do even you begin? There are so many different types to choose from, and each has its own set of set of strengths and weakness. They can also be really expensive. This guide will help you choose the perfect drone within you budget. [Gizmodo Au]

 

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Every two minutes, a child dies from malaria. That’s why initiative Nothing but Nets and Esri teams together to help end this disease for good. This storymap tells the story of how Malaria is affecting real lives in many countries and what can be done to turn things around. [Nothingbutnets]

 

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This article shows what happens when GIS students and non-profits team up to create visualisations. Use the compilation of different visualisations to inspire your own work and help to make the world a better place. [Visual News]

 

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