Joe Morrison

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Esri CEO, Jack Dangermond, at the Altar of Arc. Source.

Five decades ago, Jack Dangermond…

Build something else. Anything else.

Disclaimer: This is purely my personal opinion and does not reflect the stance of my employer, Azavea. It’s not very “Azavean” to write negatively about a topic — but I think this is worth saying publicly since I can’t seem to shut up about it privately!

“Looks good on a whiteboard.” Photo by Kaleidico on Unsplash

A Word of Warning

Anything worth doing will…

On the Climate Emergency and the Role of Geospatial Technology

Photo by Lucy Chian on Unsplash

I believe we are on the cusp of a second golden age of geography. During the first wave, we were on offense. Cartographers during the Renaissance held the keys to unlocking unprecedented understanding about the scope and nature of the world.

But the “second coming of geospatial” that we’re about…

Joe Morrison

Comedic relief at Umbra. Writing about maps and the people that make them. For inquiries: jrmorrison.jrm [at] gmail [dot] com

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