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TIME Magazine has rolled out a new feature that allows users to view time-lapse images of Earth’s landscape. The Timelapse project compiles free images from Landsat satellites provided by the Department of the Interior’s U.S. Geological Survey. The feature shows how image and map technology can be used for several purposes, such as to monitor climate change, track the expansion of the city of Las Vegas and observe deforestation in the Amazon.[…] Continue Reading »
When Esri acquired location-based services firm Geoloqi in 2012, one of the most critical aspects of the deal was that the management team, including co-founder Amber Case, would remain in place to lead the new entity: Esri R&D Center – Portland. SmartBrief sat down with Case recently and asked her more about her management style.
Culture is obviously important for a startup, so what is your approach talent acquisition?[…] Continue Reading »
SmartBrief caught up with CME Group Executive Chairman and President Terry Duffy on the sidelines of the Milken Institute Global Conference. In Part 1 of this two-part interview, Duffy talks about leadership in the exchange industry. In tomorrow’s Part 2, Duffy shares his views on what Dodd-Frank got right, Libor reform and the role Twitter stands to play in the financial markets.[…] Continue Reading »
While political leaders in Washington debate immigration reform and debt issues, business leaders from a wide swath of industries are lamenting the deteriorating competitiveness of the U.S. in the global talent marketplace. Study after study shows the performance of U.S. students slipping when it comes to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
“We need an American competitiveness agenda,” Honeywell Chairman and CEO David Cote said during a panel discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference.[…] Continue Reading »