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STAC: A Retrospective, Part 1

Matt Hanson

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Our next era: Azavea joins Element 84

The geospatial and Earth Observation communities are tight knit. As purpose-driven organizations in this ecosystem, Element 84 and Azavea share many of the same priorities and values in an industry th...

2023-02-15 Dan Pilone

The JavaScript Cave: Watch Your Step!

If I had to describe what it’s like to work in JavaScript, I’d have to say, “it’s like the cave scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark.” The language is one booby trap after another. You can never let your ...

2023-01-13 Marc Huffnagle

FOSS4G Nashville 2022

I attended and gave a talk at FOSS4G Nashville 2022. This was a short, 1.5 day hybrid conference with about 30 in-person attendees and an unknown number of folks watching and giving presentations onli...

2022-12-16 Pete Gadomski

AWS re:Invent 2022 Mega Recap

This month our geospatial team traveled to Las Vegas to attend AWS re:Invent and talk about FilmDrop—our cloud-native, geospatial processing suite. Over the course of the week, we had a chance to meet...

2022-12-15 Jeff Siarto

Tasking Sprint

Two weeks ago, right before SatSummit, we hosted a “Satellite Tasking API Sprint” at our office in Alexandria. The goal was to initiate a conversation around standardizing how users submit tasking req...

2022-10-10 Matt Hanson