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Carto partnership with Google Cloud enables scalable spatial data infrastructure

12 Aug - 23:43 SAST

By Ernesto Martínez Becerra and Javier de la Torre, Carto

Carto is now a Google Cloud Partner. This follows the company building its Data Observatory 2.0 to utilise the foundations and capabilities of Google Cloud and BigQuery, and the release of its BigQuery connector allowing the connection of clients’ data stored in Google BigQuery to their Carto account with SQL query.

The company also announced the availability of its location intelligence platform on the Google Cloud Platform Marketplace, which provides clients with next generation spatial data infrastructure. There are two deployment...

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Radiant Earth Foundation releases benchmark land cover training data for Africa

28 Jul - 15:14 SAST
Radiant Earth Foundation has released “LandCoverNet,” a human-labelled global land cover classification training dataset. This release contains data across Africa, which accounts for ~1/5 of the global dataset.
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Carto partnership with Google Cloud enables scalable spatial data infrastructure

12 Aug - 23:43 SAST
As a Google Cloud Partner, Carto is now available the Google Cloud Platform Marketplace. Carto BigQuery Tiler beta has also been released to visualise large location datasets inside BigQuery.
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A new paradigm for business of data

29 Jul - 19:15 SAST
Data is the lifeblood of the digital economy. This report captures replicable learnings and practices from organisations leading the way in ushering in a new business paradigm for data that empowers stakeholders, is grounded...
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Conserving our common heritage: The role of spatial finance in the protection of world heritage

21 Jul - 05:02 SAST
Spatial finance methods enable the systematic screening for industrial activities in World Heritage Sites, and thus allow responsible finance institutions to honour their commitments to protect World Heritage and other sensitive sites.
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The status of Earth observation & Geo-Information Sciences in Africa – trends and challenges

17 Jul - 15:38 SAST
The African continent is bound to become more dependent on the space industry for job creation, poverty alleviation and sustainable resource management. These were some of the findings in a paper recently published by...
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