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Mar 13, 2007

The Future of GIS

Jonathan at The Map Room pointed me to a post by Catholicgauze on "The Future for GIS".

Among his thoughts:

What is happening is that many GIS users have no knowledge of geography. With a few clicks of a button a GIS jockey can describe data's distribution but cannot explain why things are the way they are. A monkey can do that work.
So are GIS users destined to become the next administrative assistants? Wander over and post your own thoughts.

See also: Geospatial Technology Is A Burgeoning Industry
Schools Using GIS To Teach Students To Think Spatially