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US circuit court decision broadens requirement for warrants in GPS-aided searches
Inside GNSS
A Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals recent decision to suppress evidence in a criminal case obtained by placing a GPS-based tracking unit on a suspect's van appears to strengthen the requirement for police to obtain warrants before taking such measures. Written by Judge Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr., the decision in the case of three Maryland brothers arrested in connection with burglaries of local pharmacies could put the issue back in the lap of the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Reasons to not release data, Part 1: Apathy
Directions Magazine
As many open access advocates, journalists and government employees will tell you, broaching the subject of data disclosure can raise a lot of concerns for government data providers. Pioneers looking to move their government toward exploring information release have already come up with rebuttals to many of these challenges, but the collective knowledge is hard to share, usually trapped in email groups,discussion boards, blogs and the memories and experiences of individuals.
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Free webinar Nov. 12: The Politics of a GIS Implementation or Expansion
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The geospatial industry has extensively discussed and explored an expansion or first-time implementation of a GIS system from the standpoint of best practices, needs analysis, and the technical aspects of the program. Not as well recognized is the necessity of understanding and navigating the political landscape within the organization in which the program is being utilized. This area has a tremendous effect upon the ultimate success of the program, sometimes even overriding the technical aspects of a system implementation. This presentation will examine some of the pitfalls in this area, and recommend ways to mitigate the obstacles that may not have been previously considered.
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The science of a great subway map
Co.Design
The most famous New York City subway map is the one New Yorkers rejected. That would be Massimo Vignelli's system map from 1972. Vignelli's modernist design stressed visual clarity over geographical precision; all the lines ran vertical or horizontal, for instance, and rectangular Central Park was rendered as a square.

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The top 15 hottest careers for college grads
GIS User
Something of interest for you job seekers and recent grads… University of California San Diego Extension has assembled the fifth annual edition of "Hot Careers for College Graduates." According to the research, jobs within the past year categorized according to the BLS under "professional and business services" have grown the most.

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How has move to cloud-hosted geospatial services changed landscape?
Sensors & Systems
With so many geospatial cloud-hosted platforms and services, and many more on the way, it seems a good time to consider some of the implications. While cloud-hosted platforms and services have cut the barrier to entry for broader use of mapping, they also create many changes in the marketplace.

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The OGC forms working group to advance spatial standards in health domain
Open Geospatial
At the Open Geospatial Consortium Technical Committee plenary meeting on Sept. 26, the Technical Committee approved the charter for a new OGC Health Domain Working Group. The charter is available here. In 2010 the OGC partnered with technological, health and research organizations on a three-year research project funded through the European Commission's 7th Framework Program.
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'GIS is not as simple as it used to be'
Directions Magazine
By Thierry Gregorius: As part of my job in the global energy industry I meet a lot of geoscientists. Highly passionate about all aspects of earth science, they're geologists, geophysicists, or environmental scientists. They use GIS daily but don't consider themselves to be GIS professionals any more than they are Excel or software professionals. For them, GIS is a means to an end.
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5 steps to get America the transmission it needs
Smart Grid News
Working largely behind the scenes, John Jimison has long been one of the smart grid's most influential godfathers. He served as Senior Counsel to the Energy and Commerce Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. He was one of the principal architects of the energy provisions in the American Recovery and Revitalization Act of 2009, the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, and numerous other House-passed energy-related bills.
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Apple, Android or Windows? A tablet buying guide
Vancouver Sun via GIS User
When Apple launched its first iPad, some skeptics predicted it would be a bust. Less than four years later, Apple announced the latest updates to its iPad lineup that not only thrived, it launched an entire tablet market. The analyst firm IDC predicts this quarter more tablets will ship than desktops and laptops combined and by 2015, tablets are expected to outpace PCs in annual shipments.
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Nat Geo maps show big changes since first atlas
National Geographic
The National Geographic Maps division recently began production of its Atlas of the World, tenth edition, due for publication in mid-2014. The effort marks the anniversary of the first edition of the atlas, which, after seven years of planning and production, was published 50 years ago this past summer. Mapmaking in the 21st century is, of course, a much different affair than it was in the 1960s.
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Putting the (ultra-low) power in GeoFence
GPS World
Users of smartphones, tablets, and other devices expect position with the highest level of accuracy, always available, with the least amount of power consumed. One recent improvement fulfilling this demand involves operating-system services for location on smartphones, and the evolution towards lower power solutions.
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