GeoVelo: Big in China

Not really.  Let me explain.  Like I have noted in the past, the www.GeoVelo.org website has been mostly dormant since its inception. However, a few weeks ago I committed to making a sustained effort to communicate with our clients via this website and the GeoVelo Facebook page. Conventional wisdom says I am supposed to use lots of key words like GIS, HIPAA, Business Intelligence, Tableau, Hospital Patient Data, and Analytics. Did the prior sentence come across like the crass exploitation of a hard working SEO algorithm that it was meant as?  I hope so. Anyway, you my eleven dear readers are in for a show. Because I intend to really stick with this effort (I made him a promise) and these stream of consciousness posts are likely to reveal far more about me than I would otherwise be inclined to share. The Internet is forever. Now, on to this China* business. As Read More …

Book Review: Geographic Information Science: Mastering the Legal Issues – 1st Edition

Geographic Information Science: Mastering the Legal Issues – 1st Edition by George Cho (Author) ISBN-13: 978-0470850107 ISBN-10: 0470850108 5.0 out of 5 stars This is a review I wrote for Amazon.com about a year ago. By CWDFKF on February 22, 2015 Format: Paperback Verified Purchase I have dabbled professionally in GIS since the early 1990’s while working as a city planner. In 2011 I enrolled full time in law school. If you have worked for anytime at all before attending law school one of the first things you do is try to find the answers to all the obscure legal questions that came up during your earlier career. The legal questions surrounding geographic information systems, data, people, and whatnot (GI as the author calls it) are numerous, and are only becoming more complex as time passes. So, when I picked my states’ GIS data law as the topic of an Read More …