Monthly Archives: February 2020

SSI’s Lisa Sedano comments on Google’s policy of contested borders

When is a border is not really a border? If you’re looking at Google maps In areas where borders are disputed, the view you see depends upon your location. In the February 14, 2020 Washington Post article “Google redraws the borders on maps depending on who’s looking,” reporter Greg Bensinger points out that Google and…
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Jennifer Bernstein named 2020 TRELIS Fellow

The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) has announced on behalf of the TRELIS (Training and Retaining Leaders in STEM-Geospatial Sciences) Project that Jennifer M. Bernstein, Ph.D., Lecturer with the USC Spatial Sciences Institute, has been named to the 2020 cohort of TRELIS Fellows. Supported by funding from a National Science Foundation grant, TRELIS…
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