Mapping Mississippi: 2024 Mississippi Mapping Competition

Mapping Mississippi: 2024 Mississippi Mapping Competition

In This Article… What is the Mississippi Mapping Competition? The Mississippi Mapping Competition is the state’s effort into Esri’s ArcGIS Online competition for U.S. high school and middle school students. Through this competition, students from Grades 4-12 can enter an ArcGIS StoryMap that tells a story about the State of Mississippi. From the entries, a […]

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Why I Use Vim (And Why You Should Too)

In a world dominated by feature-rich integrated development environments (IDEs), Vim stands as a contrasting alternative, offering a powerful and lightweight text editing experience. While IDEs provide convenience and abstraction, they may hinder a developer’s growth by obscuring the inner workings of the programs they build. This opinion article delves into the reasons why I […]

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Happy Star Wars Day 2021!

Three Times When Thinking Spatially Saved the Day in the Star Wars Universe May 4th of every year is considered “Star Wars Day” (May the fourth be with you!), and this provides a great opportunity to seek wisdom from this iconic universe. How have GIS, Mapping, and spatial thinking affected significant moments across the various […]

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State of the Drone

Winding down the year is a good time to reflect on the changes, applications, and direction of the small Unmanned Aerial Systems in the mapping industry. This has been another year of rapid and dramatic changes in the drone world. Waivers and authorizations are still big topics. Drone for delivery is creeping into the picture […]

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