Author: rjhale1971

  • Map and Mappers of the 2024 Calendar – Euan Mitchell – February

    Map and Mappers of the 2024 Calendar – Euan Mitchell – February

    Tell Us About Yourself:My name is Euan Mitchell and I am a geospatial professional in Edinburgh, Scotland. I have a PhD in geology and worked as a college professor in the United States for several years, before changing careers and returning to my hometown of Edinburgh about four years ago. That led to an MSc…

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  • Maps and Mappers of the 2024 Calendar – Amanda Robinson – January

    Maps and Mappers of the 2024 Calendar – Amanda Robinson – January

    This month’s map comes from Amanda Robinson Tell Us About Yourself I’m from Canada but I’ve lived and worked in London, England for 16 years. My main job is Associate Director at a consultancy that primarily works with local/municipal level government on things such as economic strategies and development. Mapping comes into the job because…

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  • Maps and Mappers of the 2023 Calendar – Ron Halliday – December.

    Maps and Mappers of the 2023 Calendar – Ron Halliday – December.

    Tell Us About Yourself I graduated in 1996 from the Cartography: Digital Mapping program at the College (now Centre) of Geographic Sciences in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia, Canada. At the time it was one of the few programs dedicated to cartography in North America, and to my good fortune I grew up nearby — I found…

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  • Geohipster Calendar Part 2

    Geohipster Calendar Part 2

    As I told someone this morning – this was the most geohipstery thing that could happen to a calendar. You print out a calendar, It’s wrong, can’t get much out of the printer’s support, and you offer a hack involving stickers. With the backlog of calendars – I have some hope. I contacted the printer…

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  • 2024 Geohipster Calendar Orders Part 1

    2024 Geohipster Calendar Orders Part 1

    So a lot of you are getting your new calendars and if you’ve looked – you’re going to notice a small problem. The year is wrong. I didn’t know about this until about 72 hours ago. The current revision (made Friday 20231208) of the calendar is correct. I’m not sure how many have gone out…

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  • 2024 Geohipster Calendar

    2024 Geohipster Calendar

    20231212 – Everything is fixed with the new orders. 20231208 – As of this morning I found a problem with the calendar. I’m working with Lulu to get it fixed. All New orders from the link below have been corrected. Those of you whose orders are in transit I’m working on a fix. Technically –…

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  • Map and Mappers of the 2023 Calendar – Emory Beck – November

    Map and Mappers of the 2023 Calendar – Emory Beck – November

    Tell Us About Yourself I live in Wellington, New Zealand. I’m a data analyst at Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand, and have a background in Geology. I am also the founder of MapHustle. My website, www.maphustle.co.nz showcases a portfolio of my works, blog posts (to expand on, currently only one blog post) and…

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  • Matt Travis: If you need help don’t be afraid to ask.

    Matt Travis: If you need help don’t be afraid to ask.

    Bio: UK based data wrangler and QGIS enthusiast who has somehow made a career out of working with open source software. Trying to build a better world through geo! Interviewed By Randal Hale Q. So Matt – where are you on Earth and what do you do for a living?  I live in a town…

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  • Maps and Mappers of the 2023 Calendar – Gretchen Williams – October

    Maps and Mappers of the 2023 Calendar – Gretchen Williams – October

    Tell Us About Yourself I am currently a GIS Technician working in the private sector. I hold a B.S. in Geology from Montana State University, where I took three semesters of GIS. While I thoroughly enjoyed those courses, I did not yet imagine myself as a budding GIS professional. A couple years later I found…

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  • In a band, the geopeople are the bass-players

    In a band, the geopeople are the bass-players

    Erik Meerburg has been working in geo-information for over 25 years. About a third of his career he’s worked in governmental organizations, a third in businesses, and a third as a self-employed professional and trainer. Education in geo-information and promotion of the use of geo are his main focus, with a strong focus on FOSS…

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  • 2024 Geohipster Calendar

    2024 Geohipster Calendar

    If I’m not mistaken I’m about to announce the call for submissions to the 10th Geohipster Calendar. We need your maps. Sale of the maps keep us going for another year PLUS gives you bragging rights that you made it into the most spatially correct calendar in publication. Yes – I was counting this morning…

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  • Maps and Mappers of the 2023 Calendar – David Salazar – September

    Maps and Mappers of the 2023 Calendar – David Salazar – September

    Tell Us About Yourself I am currently writing my master thesis for the MSc. Cartography program (https://cartographymaster.eu/). I have always liked maps. The more details, the more I like them. I get fascinated how artistic they can be. My background is in Geography but was a bit frustrated when a map was seen just as…

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