Matthew L. Sisk, Ph.D.
Maps, Data, Retro Computing, Data Science for the Public Good
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What GIS program should I learn?
A brief overview of the strengths and weaknesses of the major GIS programs in 2021
Neutrality and the academic library
Recently at work, we had a meeting derail into an impromptu discussion about the neutrality of the academic library. Although it was presented as an absolute fact and a core tenet of the profession, the discussion got a little heated. This is obviously a topic that the library world is grappling with. Having thought about…
Finding topographic data for CAD projects: Using qGIS (3/3)
In the first of this series, I demonstrated how to download topographic data from free sources for the United States or the world. Now that we have those files downloaded, we need to process them to be ready for our CAD conversion. In the second of this series, I showed how to do the conversion…
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