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Q: Tell us about yourself A: For most of my life I have been fascinated with maps, both studying them and making them myself. As a child I would fill folders with detailed maps of an imaginary country and would spend too many hours playing games like SimCity and Civilization on the computer (ok, I … Continue reading Maps and mappers of the 2020 calendar: Daniel Fourquet, July
Q: Tell us about yourself. A: I started my career as a shovelbum, digging holes and mapping Fort Ancient Indian villages in West Virginia. We used survey equipment to inform the hand drawn maps, but one day I went into the office and someone had turned my hand drawn map into an image on … Continue reading Maps and mappers of the 2020 GeoHipster calendar: Megan Gall, June
Mike Dolbow is a GIS Coordinator at a small state agency and your classic Jack of All Trades (Master of None). Mike was interviewed for GeoHipster by Atanas Entchev. Q: How did you get into GIS? Would you do it all over again given the chance? A: Like a decent percentage of my peers, I … Continue reading Mike Dolbow: “I haven’t always succeeded, but I’ve always been satisfied with the pursuit”
Q: Tell us about yourself. A: I’m a 29 years old student from the Cartography M. Sc. Program, from Saint-Petersburg, Russia. I hope it will go well and this September I’ll successfully defend my thesis about the exhibition methods of historical maps in mixed reality. I obtained my first degree at St-Petersburg University in 2012, … Continue reading Maps and mappers of the 2020 GeoHipster calendar: Nikita Slavin, April