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A look at the users of geospatial technology; professional, intermediate and the everyday guy on the street.

A look at the users of geospatial technology; professional, intermediate and the everyday guy on the street.
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A look at the users of geospatial technology; professional, intermediate and the everyday guy on the street.






JB's Bits & Bob's Ep.2

Things have been a little topsy-turvey for me as of late, but I still find time to read many posts and articles about geospatial technology, practices and software. So with that said we have the second episode of my ‘Bits-n-Bobs’ which allows me to share some of the things I have found interesting of late and that I wanted to share. Of course, I do this in my spare time as the Everyday Geo site is no way pays the bill… and I do it for fun and can’t discuss or review everything I have been...


Xochitl Soto Gueta - Independent

In Episode 17 of the Everyday Geo podcast, we have another opportunity to learn more about a geospatial user. Xochitil Soto is a Mexican national living in San Francisco with her husband while he does software engineering for a cloud service company. She is a geographer who has done work using geospatial technologies for companies like TomTom Mexico, Thales Mexico and other contract work with various Mexican government agencies. She has also been doing various programing and front-end work...


Michael Miller - Independent Contractor

In Episode 16 of the Everyday Geo podcast, the first podcast interview of 2018, I get to discuss Open Source with Michael Miller. Mike is an independent contractor who has been programing and working with open source software for several years. While starting off in programing he began his move to the geospatial realm in college with the use of the technology in wildlife biology and monitoring animal movements and things took off from there. Working for a few years in the environmental...


Jenny Williams - KEW Gardens

We are off to Jolly ‘ole England for a whirlwind of an interview! In Episode 14, I get to talk with Jenny Williams from the Royal Botanical Gardens of Kew, located about 30 min from Central London. Jenny shares with us her experience and work with remote sensing and how imagery is helping Kew map out various ‘bits-n-bops’ plant species around the globe. As well as modeling the extent of coffee plant in the African nation of Ethiopia.


Everyday Geo - Darren Platakis: Geospatial Niagra

In episode 13 of Everyday Geo, I learn more about the non-profit organization Geospatial Niagara. This NPO is founded and headed up by Darren Platakis who is in St. Catharines, Ontario where the legendary drummer, Neil Peart, for the rock band known as RUSH was raised and within view of the city of Toronto where the other members originated. Ahhhh the memories I have of listening to RUSH…. But I digress… However, Darren did send us a link to a map he created in Carto showing all the shows...


Everyday Geo - Ron Cook

In this episode I go North, to the land of lumberjacks & double-doubles. Ron Cook, who is the Geospatial and Planning Services Coordinator in the City Planning Branch, City of Edmonton, Canada. For once, an episode that is not Esri focused!!


JBGeo - Open Mic #1

In this first Open Mic session, I discuss a the Hexagon purchase of Luciad. OpenGate and what it stands for and what this group is doing and then I just yak a little about some of the things I found very interesting recently on the net


Everyday Geo Podcast - Trent Pollard

In this episode I talk to Trent Pollard; a recent University of Oklahoma geospatial user. We discuss a little GIS, how he got into drones and collecting data as well as the millions of listeners I have...heheh...


Everyday Geo Podcast - Rebecca Firth: HOT

In this special edition of Everyday Geo, I talk to Rebecca Firth who is the Community and Partnership Manager for HOT or the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team. The team is preparing for hurricane Irma and its landfall in the Caribbean, Cuba and Florida. We discuss the group, what they do and their needs... and they need VOLUNTEERS!! Those that can do various mapping tasks or those who can do translations of material into various languages. Listen and lean more about this group and how you...


Everyday Geo Podcast: Chris Owens - PAGIS

In this episode I am in Little Rock AR learning how one agency can be a hub for geospatial data for multiple city agency's as well as different municipalities inside Pulaski Co. Arkansas. Chris Owens is the Technical Manager for PAGIS (Pulaski Area Geographic Information Systems)


Everyday Geo - An Introduction

Welcome to Everyday Geo! Well... what is Everyday Geo to begin with? It is a podcast for and about the everyday user of geospatial technology. In this first episode, learn what Everyday Geo is about as well as who the host, JB, is and why he is venturing into the realm of the podcast universe. Enjoy and we hope you listen often as more episodes are produced.


Everyday Geo Podcast: Sharon Hawkins - AR DOT

I discuss with Ms. Sharon Hawkins of the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department (AR DOT) on how she got started with geospatial technology and how she has applied that technology into various projects done for the highways and roads of the State of Arkansas.


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