John Seme: A True Pueblo Hero

Posted in Pueblo by  •  August 6, 2014

Pueblo is known as the Home of Heroes, referring to Pueblo's four Congressional Medal of Honor recipients. Here's a brief tribute to one of Pueblo's mightiest unsung heroes. During my time at Centennial High School I was lucky enough to become friends with John Seme. After high school, John became involved in...

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Here's a map I produced to help illustrate some of the neighborhood characteristics of the Pueblo Real Estate market. In a recent post I produced a partition of Pueblo Neighborhoods based on Census geography. I don't yet have the census polygons embedded in TerraSeer's interactive mapping system but they should arrive...

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The Apprentice

Posted in Business, Education, Geography, Pueblo by  •  July 8, 2014

The last person I want to emulate is Donald Trump but I'm in the market for an Apprentice. Through my blog I hear from dozens of recent graduates who are looking for an opportunity to gain experience in the GIS industry. Well, here's your chance. This is a very unique proposition; it won't work for everyone....

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Lapel Pin Collection

Posted in Uncategorized by  •  July 7, 2014

I was invited to speak at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater last fall. It was a lot of fun. Beautiful campus, great people. Hopefully the students enjoyed my talk about GIS Careers. The morning of my talk I walked to the bookstore and bought a small University lapel pin. I thought it would be nice to show some...

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The June 5th edition of the UC Santa Barbara Geography Department Newsletter featured my GIS Rankings. Here's a link to the article: http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/events/department-news/1446/geographical-perspectives-blog-ranks-ucsb-geography-number-one-in-gis-related-graduate-studies/

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Recently I posted data graphics illustrating the Political Geography of Heart Disease in the US. This post will take the same approach to examine Cancer mortality in the US. I won't rehash my approach here. If you're interested please go back and read the initial post. Here’s the scatter plot with...

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Black Hills Energy is the worst kind of corporate vampire. I see this first-hand as an owner of multi-family residential real estate in Pueblo Colorado. Now I've learned Black Hills is also hampering Pueblo's chance to take advantage of our community's opportunity to invest in solar energy. Something needs to change....

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As reported by several news outlets, the CDC recently published a report entitled, Potentially Preventable Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death - United States, 2008-2010. The report includes tables with number of deaths for the 5 leading causes of death. They have some sort of formula for estimating number...

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