I am devoid of conference swag. I missed the San Diego tweetup. I didn’t down any geobeers.
I follow the 2012 Esri User Conference via Twitter as I sit in my office in New Brunswick. and several other trusted tweeters are on location, tweeting every happening in near-real time. Just as riveting is the commentary of who, like me, and from afar.
This setup gives me a different vantage point from those in the midst of the conference cacophony. So I’ll give you the 3,000-mile view.
- “Cloud” and “open” are the themes of this year’s show, with “cloud” edging out “open” by a slight margin.
“Cloud” (109) wins over “open” (93):
— Atanas Entchev (@atanas)
- Esri’s collaboration with Microsoft is tighter than ever.
Not just mapping in Excel, also a dynamic map in .ppt…goodbye boring presentations. Esri Maps for Office rocks! via @
— Dale Loberger (@DaleLoberger)
- There is a .
- Twitter needs a #geohipster hashtag.
Whats up with geogeeks and Pabst Blue Ribbon?? @ @
— Glenn Letham (@gletham)
This is it. Really.