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Location Matters is a podcast devoted to the map and to the GIS industry. We discuss anything that has to do with data, mapping software, industry trends and best practices. Our aim is to give you something interesting to talk about when you get to the office or to spark some interest in how a map could help you make informed decisions.

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Location Matters is a podcast devoted to the map and to the GIS industry. We discuss anything that has to do with data, mapping software, industry trends and best practices. Our aim is to give you something interesting to talk about when you get to the office or to spark some interest in how a map could help you make informed decisions.

    A deep dive into neural networks

    A deep dive into neural networks

    "Welcome back to season two of Location Matters! On today's episode we discuss neural networks - What they are? What sorts of problems can be solved using neural networks? How important is having a good training dataset? And finally, how often do marketers and salespeople misuse and abuse the term 'AI' (artificial intelligence). To unpack the world of neural networks, we welcome the General Manager, Sam Atkinson and Senior Data Scientist, Ammar Mahmood from EO Data Science.

    • 26 min
    Going back to work safely with MapsIndoors

    Going back to work safely with MapsIndoors

    Our team in Perth are grateful to be back in the office in our teams however, for many parts of Australia, this is the start of introducing staff back to the office. MapsIndoors Lite, a product created by the MapsPeople team, gives businesses the opportunity to map out a safe plan of action through their indoor navigation platform.

    MapsPeople - https://www.mapspeople.com/
    Liveli - https://liveli.com.au/
    MapsIndoors Lite - https://blog.mapspeople.com/mapsindoors-lite-guiding-you-back

    • 29 min
    BONUS EPISODE: Announcing Indigenous Mapping Workshop Australia On Demand

    BONUS EPISODE: Announcing Indigenous Mapping Workshop Australia On Demand

    While we normally release new episodes fortnightly, we're bringing you a bonus episode today with a very special announcement. The Indigenous Mapping Workshop (IMW) Australia has announced a launch date of the 22nd of September 2020 for the Indigenous Mapping Workshop Australia On Demand.

    • 36 min
    Pandemic mapping with CARTO

    Pandemic mapping with CARTO

    We've had CARTO's Marketing Manager, Florence Broderick on the Location Matters podcast before and what a pleasure it was to chat to Florence again. The CARTO team has adapted to the pandemic rapidly with the launch of CARTO Grants, giving access to the CARTO platform to help people fight and contain COVID-19.

    In this episode of Location Matters, Florence covers some of the incredible and inspiring use cases that have come out of the CARTO Grants and we can't wait to share them with you.

    • 26 min
    Remote sensing education includes everyone

    Remote sensing education includes everyone

    From primary to high school and at a tertiary education level, Dr Karen Joyce is empowering students to make decisions about the environment around them using remote sensing tools and techniques. We're excited to have guest speaker, Dr Karen Joyce on this episode of Location Matters to cover how her career evolved into becoming a senior lecturer in remote sensing at James Cook University and her work in forming the SheMaps initiative, encouraging young girls to get excited about STEM subjects.

    • 33 min
    LM 39: Digital experience enhancement with indoor mapping

    LM 39: Digital experience enhancement with indoor mapping

    Traditionally, maps have been used as an outdoor navigation tool to help guide you from point A to B. MapsPeople have changed the game by enabling people to have outdoor through to indoor navigation. But what about security concerns? How do we implement this in our organisation? How are other industries using this technology? We've got you covered in today's episode with guest speakers, Liveli's General Manager, Oliver Looker and MapsPeople's Regional Sales Manager, Christian Müggler.

    • 41 min

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