ricas_police_kh_ua

Last week we had invited representatives of Kharkiv police to have a frank conversation about something very important – maps and geoinformation. This may seem somewhat confusing. Local law enforcement had never associated with our field. Even right before the interview we had our doubts. The thing that struck us most, though, during our communication […]

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ACTS

This post is about cartography, corruption and philosophy. A weird combination, but it does make sense, I promise! Last week a final stage of regional selections to the first Ukrainian incubator 1991 Open Data Incubator took place in Kharkiv. This event gathered various projects, start-ups, that use state-provided open data for the greater good of […]

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osm_in_education

When I need to explain what OpenStreetMap (OSM) is, I say something like “Have you heard of Wikipedia? Well, it’s the same but for cartography”. Some of my colleagues may call this answer primitive, remind of Wikimapia, dozens of other crowdsourced services, or even may imply that “drawing lines on the Internet” has nothing to […]

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User_Open_GIS_Meeting_30012016_IG

Last Saturday, on the 30th of January, a meeting of the open GIS users took place. This meeting brought some surprises to both organizers and participants. Find more details about the event from Oleksandr Golubtsov – our author and one of this meeting initiators. Enjoy it! 120! That’s how many people gathered at Open GIS Users Meeting […]

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christmas-songs-cover

Happy holidays! We want to wish you all the best this holiday season and make a special gift! We have created an interactive map. This map contains a selection of traditional Christmas songs from around the world! Regardless of you religious beliefs these songs might create a peaceful and joyful atmosphere. Hopefully this atmosphere lingers […]

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nppp_

Pyriatynskyi national nature park web app development using Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS Why would a national park need a web app? Our society may perceive protected areas as something inaccessible, closed for ordinary people, that is why creation of new nature reserves or parks at times causes disapproval in the community. The best way to […]

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