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Conquering the Divide

December 4, 2012
Closing the gap between technology and tradition requires an open mind and an unwavering commitment to quality. 
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Cyborg Surveying & You: The Basics

January 17, 2012
There is a lot to think about when it comes to being a professional in the field of spatial science.
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Staying Relevant

December 6, 2011
In my last post, I mentioned the current attempt to remove the educational requirements for civil engineers to become a PLS. If you think I'm missing the mark, you should check out the service developed by First American called ExpressMap.
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Profit and Profession

November 14, 2011
The engineering board in my region that influences and decides on the qualifications for things like becoming a PE or PLS ruled that engineers who work with boundaries and land data could receive their PLS certification without the education requirements that are mandated for everyone else.
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Cyborg Surveying and You: Reviewing LightSquared

October 5, 2011
Much discussion has been based on the issue of LightSquared’s bandwidth interfering with the L1 signal from GPS satellites.
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Cyborg Surveying and You: Good News

September 7, 2011
Congress is looking to create an infrastructure bank to allow private investors to buy into infrastructure projects. Given the broke state of the treasury, and the 2 trillion dollars in infrastructure costs the ASCE projects will be required in five years, anything the government does that works is a good deal.
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Cyborg Surveying and You: Information Overload

August 17, 2011
School only covered so much, I knew, but I had no idea things would be this complicated! GIS, photo modeling, point clouds, business models, it makes my brain feel like someone stuck a blender in my head.
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Cyborg Surveying and You: Professional Development

July 20, 2011
All surveyors in Louisiana must maintain a certain number of Professional Development Hours (PDH) each year to keep their licenses.
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Cyborg Surveying and You: Responsibility

June 21, 2011
Technology and advancement are awesome things, and they are constantly changing how people see and interact with their world.
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Cyborg Surveying and You: Job Ideas

May 31, 2011
At my new job I have time on my side, so I get to do a lot of thinking and have a chance to apply my philosophy at work. While I’m excited to have the chance to put all my ideas to the test, I’m also glad to have two engineers above me to keep me inside of what is realistically and fiscally possible.
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HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

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