Ken Burger

Ken enjoys working with technology that joins digital information to a place and space. He currently works as a Geo Cloud Consultant and is the founder of The Geo Cloud.
Success with Open Source Software in Local Government
Use Case

Success with Open Source Software in Local Government

Get a high-level look at Open Source Software and how Garden Grove used it to save money and innovate.
5 min read
Using Map-Based Software to Manage City Operations
Use Case

Using Map-Based Software to Manage City Operations

A real-world look at the critical software that's enabling cities to not just survive, but thrive.
4 min read
Working Together to Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis in America
Interview

Working Together to Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis in America

In this article we take a look at the NLC's recent report on affordable housing and hear from the people working together to help create safe and stable housing for all.
12 min read
Geo Braille: First Prototype
Crafty Cloud

Geo Braille: First Prototype

From the real earth, to the digital realm and back again. Tactile Maps are here and they will help all of us understand our changing planet and get motivated to take action!
7 min read
Professor Keith Clarke: Building the Foundation for the New Frontier of Mapping
Interview

Professor Keith Clarke: Building the Foundation for the New Frontier of Mapping

I interviewed Professor Keith Clarke of UCSB and learned about the new frontier of indoor mapping.
8 min read
Dr. Steven Steinberg: Making Ten Million Lives Better with GIS
Interview

Dr. Steven Steinberg: Making Ten Million Lives Better with GIS

See how the intelligent nervous system is making a positive impact for everyone living in Los Angeles County!
9 min read
Jack's Vision: A Technology to Connect the World and a Purpose-Driven Company to Make it Happen
Interview

Jack's Vision: A Technology to Connect the World and a Purpose-Driven Company to Make it Happen

With the intelligent nervous system we’re shining light on darkness, making the invisible, visible. The creation and sharing of new knowledge is changing the world.
11 min read
Esri User Conference Cruise, 2019
Crafty Cloud

Esri User Conference Cruise, 2019

Go on a journey through the place and space where location brings together people from around the world.
1 min read
How Can We Accurately Digitize Notes on Paper Maps from Field Operations?
Use Case

How Can We Accurately Digitize Notes on Paper Maps from Field Operations?

Using image recognition software we can increase the speed from field markups to digital data faster.
4 min read
Fifth & Harbor at Sunrise, San Diego
Crafty Cloud

Fifth & Harbor at Sunrise, San Diego

Experience the streets of downtown San Diego in this mash up of video, music, and tech.
2 min read
Drone Technology and Data
Review

Drone Technology and Data

Drone technology is rapidly improving and plays an important role the Geo Cloud. Let's review what data drones can capture about the earth's surface.
5 min read
Geo Braille
Crafty Cloud

Geo Braille

I believe in a world where we can learn about our planet through sight and touch by creating a new way for people to engage with the geographic data of the world and collaborate with those that have a different perspective.
3 min read
Analyzing the Camp Fire in Paradise, CA
Maps

Analyzing the Camp Fire in Paradise, CA

I analyzed the one of the largest fires in California history to see the damage to vegetation using Landsat-8 imagery.
4 min read
The Rise of the Geo Cloud
Philosophy

The Rise of the Geo Cloud

The rise of the Geo Cloud has emerged from the fusion of geospatial science, cloud computing, open source software, open data policies, and a vibrant online community.
7 min read
Work, Work, Work and Open Data at the City of San Diego
Data

Work, Work, Work and Open Data at the City of San Diego

Cities all around the world are starting to release their data in an effort to boost innovation and be more transparent. San Diego is one of those cities, the finest city in America.
2 min read
How to Build an Affordable and Open-Sourced Mapping Application
Architecture

How to Build an Affordable and Open-Sourced Mapping Application

Using open-source projects and the event-driven architecture you can make a highly interactive web app with low costs so you can focus on building that great thing.
4 min read
How Can Cities Identify and Map the Issues That Cause People to be the Most Upset?
Use Case

How Can Cities Identify and Map the Issues That Cause People to be the Most Upset?

Using data from Open311 systems and natural language processing we can see where people are most upset and what issues they're most upset about.
4 min read