For Developers

Cloud optimized GeoTIFFs and the path to accessible satellite imagery analytics

Chris Holmes, Fellow at Radiant.Earth, published an insightful series on the opportunities of Cloud Native Geospatial formats, specifically the new Cloud Optimized GeoTIFF format for imagery, and rapid adoption ensued. DigitalGlobe added fuel to the fire by leveraging GeoTIFF to develop breakthrough capabilities, enabling some really cool innovations. First, let’s…

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Named entity recognition for Twitter

In a previous HumanGeo blog post, Denny Decastro and Kyle von Bredow described how to train a classifier to isolate mentions of specific kinds of people, places and things in free-text documents, a task known as Named Entity Recognition (NER). In general, tools such as Stanford CoreNLP can do a…

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