Juneteenth 2021

Sam Leung • June 18, 2021

President Abraham Lincoln officially outlawed slavery in 1862 when he issued the Emancipation Proclamation. However, it wasn’t until Union Army General Gordon Granger announced General Order No. 3 in Texas, that Lincoln’s proclamation was able […]

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Whitespace Celebrates Families

Jessica Lee • April 30, 2021

While typically associated with Cinco de Mayo and Memorial Day, May also celebrates and honors families — International Family Equality Day falls on 2 May, and 15 May is International Day of Families. Society’s interpretation […]

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Bridging the Gap in GEOINT Analysis Training

Sam Leung • April 9, 2021

Whitespace recently had the opportunity to discuss the “Evolution of 3D Terrain Models” with an outstanding panel organized by USGIF. If you haven’t already, check out some highlights here. Not only did we get to […]

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Know the Question – Remember Your “Why”

Sam Leung • March 30, 2021

“You have to start with the end in mind. Not that you know the answer, but that you know the question.” – Jackie Barbieri One of the key ingredients to a successful project is communication. […]

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Data & Ethics: Is it ever okay for private citizens to identify others using Big Data?

Jackie Barbieri • January 19, 2021

Following the 6 January attack on the US Capitol, law enforcement quickly arrested dozens of protestors. How? The participants’ widespread use of social media to document and share their experiences provided an overwhelming amount of […]

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COVID-19 Path from Contact to Policy

Jackie Barbieri • August 26, 2020

When lockdowns began early this year, it was easy for many people to stick their heads in the sand and collectively sigh, “is it over yet?” Now that we are in the latter part of […]

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