14 Jul

Company Spotlight: Resource Watch

By Samantha Hinton Resource Watch provides trusted and timely data for a sustainable future. The American Geographical Society (AGS) had the opportunity to sit down with them to hear more about how they are using datasets to help visualize global...
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1 Jul

Map of the Week: Redhead Ancestry

By: Kallie O’Donnell 23andMe is a popular genetic testing website where users can send in some of their saliva and receive a full report of their genetic makeup, including ancestry. The data received ranges in intensity, from “I carry this...
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28 Jun

Company Spotlight: Arturo

By Nina Edward American Geographical Society (AGS) had the opportunity to sit down with Ben Tuttle, CTO of Arturo, to discuss the ways in which artificial intelligence and aerial imagery are advancing the insurance industry. Tuttle calls Arturo a “clandestine...
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22 Jun

AGS in the Field: Dr. Jordan at WKAR

AGS Councilor Dr. Dee Jordan’s work as a health geographer was featured in series called “Curious about Careers” from WKAR – Public Media at Michigan State University. Dr. Jordan highlighted her research on health and disease risk in sub-Saharan Africa...
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