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A person in a control room with computer monitors that display a world map tracking Santa Claus's journey, including an image of Santa in his sleigh pulled by reindeer.

How to Track Santa Claus in 2023

Caitlin Dempsey

Learn about the history of tracking Santa's Christmas travels and how to follow Santa using NORAD's app.

Spray painted white signed with a Red Cross and blue lettering that says, "You Are Here".

You Are Here: How Google Improves Mobile Location Accuracy

Eric van Rees

Ed Parsons explains how Google continues to innovate in the location technology sector.

Map of Halloween Costume Spending Across the United States. Source: Esri.

Halloween GIS Fun

Caitlin Dempsey

Looking to add a little geo to your Halloween beyond the proliferation of Halloween Trick or Treater online maps? Halloween ...

How Much Would You Need to be Paid to Give Up Digital Maps?

Caitlin Dempsey

A trio of economists sought to figure out just how much money it would take users to give up digital services like Google Maps.

How to Find the Latitude and Longitude of a Location Using Google Maps

Caitlin Dempsey

This tutorial will take you step-by-step through the process of finding the X,Y coordinates of a specific location using Google Maps.

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