The mission of the Geospatial Revolution Project is to expand public knowledge about the history, applications, related privacy and legal issues, and the potential future of location-based technologies.… In the past twenty-five years, Linux has grown and grown (and grown), overcoming resistance and legal threats from Microsoft and other proprietary-software vendors.… The spring 2016 Long Island GIS (LIGIS) User Conference will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016 at Farmingdale State College.This is the largest meeting of geospatial professionals on Long Island.… Applications are now being accepted for both the Summer and Fall 2016 internship semesters. Please visit the National Geographic careers website to apply.… The crash in oil prices has taken its toll. The number of rigs drilling for oil and gas in the U.S. is plunging toward the lowest level in more than 75 years of records. The animated map shows the deployment of rigs over five years,… Jack Dangermond, founder of the 45-year-old mapping software company Esri, thinks every businessperson needs more… One-week professional training course offered at Department of Geography, Hunter College, CUNY June 22-26, 2015, 9AM to… Presentations and photos from the fall conference at Stony Brook University. We had over 92 in attendance!!!… Source.