Yoda: MC&G Update & Deep Document

Categories: Geospatial

yoda with light saberUseful this is. 

Please bear in mind that the ISPRS report is not what any one entity has collected or produced, but rather an assessment of collectively what has been produced by all countries worldwide.

Broadly speaking, the 1:50K gaps (not produced by anyone, even the mapping agencies of the respective countries) include:

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Aug 21

Reference: 1:50K Military Combat Chart Short-Falls – NGA Still Fails at MC&G

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PDF (15 Slides): MC&G Brief 2013

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Aug 11

Edward Schumacher-Matos – A New Vision for IR Schools in the Platformed World

Edward Schumacher-Matos

Edward Schumacher-Matos

A New Vision for IR Schools in the Platformed World

Key points:

Whole way in which information and society are organized has changed. From stovepipes to networks — growing power of audience and authentity. This is a threat to the whole Westphalian order of nations (i.e. top-down “because we say so” hierarchical authority). State-owned media now setting the new standard for message delivery while the Western media is collapsing for lack of viability of the advertising – print – broadcast models. Western media is spending too much time on minutia of single events and not enough time on framing, context, and meaning.

“It is time for schools to come down from the ivory tower…and start engaging with the public, doing news analysis, data dives, informing the public [in ways  that] the media cannot.   . . .   This is an opportunity as well as a responsibility.”

YouTube (14:17) Below the Fold

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Jul 24