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Canadian EO Strategy 2022

The Government of Canada (GC) recently published a broad strategy overview on the topic of satellite Earth Observation. The document -LINK- is public-facing and emphasizes the “three-Rs” of Resourceful Resilient Ready; a companion document not reviewed here, is written from a National Defence (sic) point of view, called Strong Secure Engaged. This pair, Defense and […]

Summer ASPRS in California

NAIST Survey on Github dot Com

Hello – I am Brian M Hamlin, a Charter member of OSGeo dot org. “The OSGeo Foundation is a not-for-profit supporting Geospatial Open Source Software development, promotion and education. ” First meta-comment : “Dear Free Open Source Developer” … this is not accurate, and badly so … This English means “your software is free (as […]

OSS License Strategy

this post is an edited, public version of a DRAFT internal discussion Preamble This blog post is intended to bring together topics, facts, considerations and other useful information pertaining to upcoming licensing decisions on full-stack software. It is assumed that all license decisions must be made prior to hand-off of the works to the contract […]

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New Year 2019

.. the hands of time move slowly sometimes. I just got this email: Dear Dav Clark, Aaron Culich, Brian M Hamlin, and Ryan Lovett, Your paper from the 13th Python in Science Conference titled “BCE: Berkeley’s Common Scientific Compute Environment for Research and Education” has been assigned the DOI 10.25080/Majora-14bd3278-002. Please use this DOI when […]

GeoPandas and NaturalEarth2 tryout

things are looking good with GeoPandas