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On the heels of December’s New York Times investigation of a set of 50 billion points harvested from smartphones comes another eye-opener …
On January 1, California instituted the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), a law designed to protect consumer data and enhance …
The new year provides us all a time to reflect on the past and set goals for the year to …
The power of geolocation recently caught everyone’s attention with the New York Times story on a dataset of locations from …
Google’s Street View project announced this week that it has hit a significant milestone–a “10 million mile” milestone, in fact. …
While the American Geographical Society (AGS) is based in New York City, the EthicalGEO Initiative is international in scope. Given …
I’m happy to have been selected as an EthicalGEO fellow by the American Geographical Society. I will be working on …
Collecting data is rarely a neutral exercise—and collecting geospatial data about informal settlements is never a neutral exercise. That is …
This “Democratizing Geospatial Technology Project,” funded by the EthicalGEO Fellowship program, has as its central vision, that environmental justice stakeholders …
I was honored to have been awarded one of seven 2019-2020 Ethical GEO fellowships by the American Geographical Society.  I …
In 2014 when I started my Ph.D. at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, I was convinced that many of the fisheries …
The proliferation of location-based services and smart technologies has led to the leveraging of location data for unexpected uses. Like …