What do a commuter taking a detour on the way to work and a youngster fashioning a bird out of a sheet of brightly colored paper have in common? They're both depending on spatial cognition to complete a task.
Sensing technologies are producing unprecedented amounts of data about the environment and the digital world. The current question is: how can we gain true insight from all the available measurements?
When a tree falls in the forest these days, it doesn't just make a sound — it causes a computer program to generate an alert that's sent out to activists, researchers, and environmental policymakers around the planet. An online tool...
By Rachel Hewitt: I was first taught to read a map when I was around 11 years old. My stepfather shook out the Ordnance Survey OL30 Explorer map (Yorkshire Dales — Northern & Central Area) over the kitchen table in our holiday cottage: a paper tablecloth of sandy yellow...
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently released their latest report, warning that delaying action will raise risks and impact economies. This mission to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions...
From a weather perspective, Aberdeen, Scotland, may not be the most inviting location in the world in which to live. Nevertheless, Aberdeen is the leading European oil & gas business hub and is one of eight "super cities" spearheading the U.K.'s economy. But it's waaaaay...
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