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Finals season is upon us.

Fall Final Exam week is now here and I have been dealing with an unending stream of last-minute, panicked questions about the software and the assignments. This semester, I have two sections of GIS I which is required for a … Continue reading

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Map Maker for carto-masochists, part 2

After failing to provide data straight from GIS – which is possible using OpenStreetMap or ESRI’s Community Base Map programs – I sat down with Matt, my student intern that is working on developing the campus data in Map Maker. … Continue reading

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Map Maker for carto-masochists, part 1

Why make data created of the third world (and likely by individuals in the third world) a for-sale product for a first world company? Continue reading

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Repetitive tasks are what computers do best.

Python is worlds apart from VB in all the right ways. Continue reading

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First-line Titles of Christmas Carols

On the way home from my grandparents last night, Kate and I were discussing how there are very few Christmas Carols that don’t start with the song’s title in the first line. The only one I could think of last … Continue reading

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