FOSS4G Geohack – Maps and Environment Running on OpenShift

Greetings Shifters! As part of my travels I recently attended FOSS4G which is THE international Free and Open Source for Geospatial conference. This year it was held in Nottingham (renamed Mappingham for the event) UK. For the first couple of days there was a geohack sponsored by the MetOffice in partnerships with a whole bunch of organizations within Environmental Science to Services Partnership. The hack identified a whole bunch of topics for the hackers to work on, they picked topics, and then they had about 24 hours to hack on it.

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Paas and NoSQL Are Coming so You Better Get Ready

Hey all you Shifters (and soon to be Shifters), it has been a very busy summer of shows, tutorials, workshops, and meetups. I had a 3 week break but now the season is starting to ramp up again. This last week I did a 4 hour workshop for CodeChix at the VC firms of Andreessen […]

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PaaS, Start-ups and Mobile | Israeli Style Innovation

Shalom Shifters: Hey everyone, wanted to give you an update on my recent travels to Israel with the Red Hat Innovate program. Red Hat created the innovate program to help startups do more of what they already do – use open source tools to build their business. The decision to pilot the program in Israel […]

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