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ESRI Developers meet at desert oasis

ESRI Developers meet at desert oasis

More than 2000 developers descended on the desert oasis of Palm Springs California for the 12th annual ESRI Developer summit. Although I have attended the ESRI International User Conference many times, this was my first developer summit and I was overwhelmed by the...
Basil Fawlty keynotes the Tasmanian ICT conference

Basil Fawlty keynotes the Tasmanian ICT conference

Well not really but that’s what it seemed like. In reality he was the Baker from Beechworth, Tom O’Toole, “one of the best motivational speakers in Australia” who performed for the student session at the TASICT 2016 Technology and Innovation Conference in Hobart....
Tasmania GeoRabble #7 in Hobart

Tasmania GeoRabble #7 in Hobart

Almost 30 geospatial enthusiasts attended GeoRabble #7 at the Republic Bar in Hobart on Thursday 10th November 2016. This was yet another light-hearted romp through the latest activities of an eclectic mix of local Tasmanian GIS connoisseurs. There was also one...
Spot Gen 3 – Review of GPS tracking device

Spot Gen 3 – Review of GPS tracking device

I recently gained some insight into what it is like to be an animal taking part in a tracking survey. We have all watched a documentary or read an article about a GPS getting strapped around the neck of a cow, glued to the head of a seal or even the back of a bee....
ArcGIS slow to open? Then disable online connection

ArcGIS slow to open? Then disable online connection

ESRI introduced online connection at ArcGIS 10.1. If you noticed that version 10.1 is much slower to start then this is likely to be the main cause. Each time you start ArcMap or ArcCatalog it connects to an ArcGIS Portal or ArcGIS.com. It repeats this every 10...