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Thursday, September 23, 2021

GIS Ed Weekly: GIS tackles snakebites, Mexican American civil rights and Sudan's refugee crisis

Resources for teaching and learning

Entry for Micrurus spixii
in The WHO Snakebite
Information and Data platform.
WHO: Snakebite envenoming: an interactive data platform to support the 2030 targets - The app has search tools for type of snake, range and antivenom information and invites user generated content.

UTSA Libraries tour highlights local influence on Mexican American civil rights - "A new, interactive tour produced by the UTSA Libraries and Institute of Texan Cultures allows users to experience San Antonio’s significant role in the Mexican American civil rights movement on the same streets where history was made."

Thursday, September 16, 2021

GIS Ed Weekly: A new Hopkins dashboard maps COVID behaviors

Resources for teaching and learning 

A screenshot from The Geography
The Pitch: The Geography is both a video game and a ~vibe~ generator -  A new video game based on real world data ("geographic data from Svalbard, Norway rendered into low-poly landscapes") may help calm active minds. 

Johns Hopkins: Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs Launches Comprehensive Global COVID Behavior Dashboard - The new dashboard "captures knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors around vaccines, masking, and other mitigation measures from respondents in more than 100 countries." Via @URISA.

Thursday, September 9, 2021

GIS Ed Weekly: What defines an advanced GIS course?

Resources for teaching and learning

Today UK News: The geography of AI - "AI activity in the U.S. is highly concentrated in a short list of ‘superstar’ aggregations and early adopter hubs, often arrayed along the coasts"

Twitter: Carl Churchill notes: "You can extend the interactivity of #StoryMaps with live charts made with #d3 and @observablehq notebooks. Here is a chart sitting in a notebook, hosted in a #Github pages site and then embedded right into a Story Map."