Roman 'gladiator school' recreated virtually
Awesome. Really awesome. This is exactly the kind of thing I was talking about in a recent post. Now that 3D rendering is so much faster and cheaper I think it would really benefit archaeology if people started making imagery like this. Think of it as community outreach without the danger of site damage. Think of it as global education. Think of it as just an awesome way to see something you normally would not be able to without having to dig through boring old papers.
Trimble Launches New Airborne LiDAR Systems
I do not tend to profile specific company announcements, but when you see one like this you know that the market is starting to push products that are cheaper and easier to use. I really think we are only a few years out from having ubiquitous LiDAR. I am looking forward to a time when even small mom and pop companies have access to this technology. Imagine the innovative uses that will come out of it.
GIS Students Invited to Apply to Azavea ‘Summer of Maps’ Fellowship Program
Again, company specific, but a fellowship is a fellowship. If you have the inclination this could be a good program.