Category: messages

“If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough” – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. I came to Australia!

Leaving the comfort zone to fulfill a childhood dream: the reason why I am now in Australia for an indefinite period! During our childhood, we have a lot of dreams.…
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Sentinel-2’s response to Trump’s Election

It couldn't be more clear from the Sentinel-2's side. Take a look at the following image, which was taken the 7th of November 2016, just one day before Trump's election.…
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Is upwork.com actually working for GIS professionals?

The story I created an account as a freelancer on the upwork.com website a year ago, hoping I could make some extra money while doing GIS as a hobby. Since then,…
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I want to work for your GIS Missions

Ready for your GIS missions! [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="479"] I WANT (TO WORK FOR) YOU[/caption] It is a great pleasure to announce that themagiscian.com is now open for YOUR gis missions! We have now a…
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Personal Challenge: Run a Marathon! … or 20km

Most "X things to do before you die" lists or articles talking about personal challenges contain "Run a marathon" at the top. I took this challenge just halfway (or a…
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Car navigation: Wrong expected arrival times!

Car navigation systems can sometimes provide VERY erronous information. I did recently need to go by car in another part of the city of Brussels, Belgium. In the absence of public transportation, due…
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My first map: what is yours?

My very first time was a long time ago... It sounds pathetic to start this way but my very first time was with pen and paper. Being born in the late…
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How did you discover our world with Google Earth?

Early days: How I discovered the Earth at my fingertips Rougly ten years ago, in 2005, my supervisor in the company I was working for as a student told me…
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MyEsri #devSummit 2015 Experience – Palm Springs, CA

In March, I attended the esri #devSummit, which took place in Palm Springs, CA. Three days full of Apps, Beer and Codes. It started with a great Plenary Session involving…
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Belgium – Germany Border

Belgium, small country in Western Europe, shares its borders with The Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and France. The length of the border with Germany has been reported to be 167km long ...…
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