PAST ISSUES / July 1996

High School Students Win National Awards with GIS

Seaside High School developed a Coastal Studies and Technology Center to get students interested in the environment. The project has since led to a $4 million grant and an award from President Clinton.

Midnight Hackers

The Midnight Hacker program is taking at-risk kids off the streets and putting them to work mapping crime statistics with GIS.

Geo Info

Spatial Surfing

The first crop of mapping tools for the World Wide Web allows people to run simple queries. Meanwhile, aWeb-based geographic information system may be coming soon.

Management

Traffic Radar RFP

A step-by-step account of how British Columbia developed an RFP for its traffic radar camera system.

Executive Briefing

CADME Comes Through

Riverside Calif.'s Computer Aided Drafting, Mapping and Engineering (CADME) system put mapping into the fast lane.

Justice & Technology

GPS Goes to Bombing Trial

When the trial of suspects in the Oklahoma City bombing begins, GPS data will help establish the locations of key pieces of evidence.

Counties

Tracking Welfare Overpayments

Eighteen California counties have signed on to an automated welfare overpayment tracking and collection system.

Interview

California State Sen. Quentin Kopp

"The state of California, which has approximately 125 departments, doesn't posses a simple or similar method for acquisition of technology."

Govt@Internet

Isolated Schools Link to Internet

Canadian schools, in cooperation with the government, are finding unique ways to finance connections to the Internet.

Imaging

AIIM Show Surprise

New products, standards and ways to use the World Wide Web were some of the highlightsat the AIIM '96 Conference in Chicago.

Snapshot

National Technology Snapshot

National Technology Snapshot

Trend

Proficiency Training

When training staff to use new technology, proficiency is a better measure of success than time spent in class.