I’ve just seen the question “What’s the BEST way to explain being a GIS person?” or some variant of it appear on one of the many GIS&T discussion boards on which I lurk come up again.It both saddens and frustrates me that people cannot seem to realise that there are so many ways to ‘be… Continue reading You’re a whatnow?
Firstly, congrats on our first online census. That was awesome. I’ve heard there’s been some moaning but, humans + change = complaining, so no surprises there really! Being able to complete my submission on my phone after getting home from work filled me with respect for all the peeps involved. There was just this one… Continue reading Dear Australian Census Designers
Posting has always been sparse here, but this year has been utterly ridiculous due to the onset of a chronic migraine early this year that is only now being gotten under some level of control thanks to the tireless efforts of my amazing doctors. And the infinite patience of both my awesome bf & kitteh… Continue reading It’s been awhile…
The NSW State Library is digitising their historic subdivision plans! A news release posted yesterday has invited people to use social media to get their suburb to the top of the list by tweeting @StateLibraryNSW using #DigitiseMySuburb Over 250 NSW towns and suburbs are included in the collection and the most tweeted suburb over the period… Continue reading NSW State Library #DigitiseMySuburb
There’s a great post (My GIS is Better Than Yours (and other Lies)) by John G. Van Hoesen yesterday over at the Directions Magazine website. He has hit upon a topic close to my own heart, which is this: The Geographic Information Software product(s) you use are not an indication of your knowledge and ability… Continue reading Need some Button Clicking monkeys? Anyone?
As reported in enGuage – Sept 2013, In addition to the warmest 12-month period on record for Australia, the past 12 months have also seen: Australia’s: hottest summer day on record (7 January) warmest winter day on record (31 August) warmest month on record (January) warmest summer on record (summer 2012–13).
I’ve followed Dangerously Irrelevant for a while now and, as I work through my Cert IV TAE, this post really struck a chord. I’m astounded at how often my children do things for class without understanding the bigger reasons behind WHY they’re doing those things. I always have questions as a student and suspect I’ve… Continue reading Why ARE you working on that?