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Stephanie Warner
About Data    |    August 11, 2017    |    By Stephanie Warner

Episode 5: Coders on Couches Drinking Coffee – Drones

Grab a coffee and chat with Steve and Dean about why drones are revolutionizing the industry, how they’re being used commercially and recreationally, and what it’s like to plan the drone mission cycle. See also: Blog – How to get started with drones FME UC presentation – UAVs and FME: Powering Your Drone and Its Data with FME […]

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Tiana Warner
About Data    |    August 9, 2017    |    By Tiana Warner

Cloud Platforms 101: Autodesk A360

Autodesk A360 is a cloud solution like Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, etc. made specifically for sharing and collaborating on Autodesk projects. A360 is a web service for collaborating on CAD projects in the cloud. What I love about this platform is that Autodesk specifically designed it for what they’re good at: 2D/3D data. Sure, you could use […]

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Riley Greene
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Stephanie Warner
About Data    |    July 20, 2017    |    By Riley Greene and Stephanie Warner

ebook: A Guide to Excel and FME

Recently Mark Stoakes and Tia McKillop hosted a fantastic webinar on using FME to process Excel data. Stephanie and I have taken the topics they covered – appending and merging worksheets, manipulating structures, analytics and reporting – and wrapped them up into a free ebook for you to reference whenever you’re working with FME and […]

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Tiana Warner
About Data    |    July 12, 2017    |    By Tiana Warner

How To Get Started with Drones

In 1988, my 3-year-old cousin went missing from his backyard. On a property in rural Vancouver, the home backed onto a complex landscape of hills, holes, dense Pacific Northwest rainforest, and a raging river. The police came with sniffer dogs and the entire community banded together to help search. They couldn’t find him. Had he […]

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Wendy Lintunen
About Data    |    June 6, 2017    |    By Wendy Lintunen

Women in STEM: SFU Technovation Challenge

On May 6th we had a glimpse into the future and it looks amazing! Safe Software co-founders Dale Lutz and Don Murray with participants from the SFU Technovation Challenge If you’re worried about reports of a looming skills shortage in the tech sector, and that females remain underrepresented in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) […]

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Stephanie Warner
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Tiana Warner
About Data    |    May 11, 2017    |    By Stephanie Warner and Tiana Warner

Episode 4: Coders on Couches Drinking Coffee – littleBits

littleBits is a kit of electronic building blocks — like lights, speakers, sensors, and buttons — that you can snap together to build custom prototypes. It’s designed to get kids interested in technology — but we think it’s pretty fun for all ages! In this episode, we’re joined by Don Murray, (President and co-founder of Safe) and Jen (FME Server tech […]

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Stephanie Warner
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Tiana Warner
About Data    |    February 28, 2017    |    By Stephanie Warner and Tiana Warner

Women in Tech Week (Coders on Couches Drinking Coffee, Episode 3)

To celebrate Women in Tech (#WinTech) Week, we sat down with a few of Safe Software’s Tech Experts for a new episode of Coders on Couches Drinking Coffee. We chatted about how we ended up on this awesome career path and were surprised to find a common theme. We also shared thoughts on why we think […]

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Stephanie Warner
About Data    |    January 12, 2017    |    By Stephanie Warner

Episode 2: Coders on Couches Drinking Coffee – Theta Cameras

The technology behind virtual reality and Google Street View is no longer something only big tech companies can afford. With handheld 360 cameras, anyone can take a spherical image and develop something interactive with the results. Join our Safers for coffee as they talk about Ricoh’s Theta camera and take you through an interactive VR demo of […]

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Stephanie Warner
About Data    |    January 6, 2017    |    By Stephanie Warner

Episode 1: Coders on Couches Drinking Coffee – Virtual Reality

The dawn of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) is glowing brighter than ever. With a groundbreaking number of VR/AR exhibitors at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017, we’re seeing VR/AR cameras and displays on everything from smartphones, to cars, to drones. Though gaming is often the first thing that comes to mind at the […]

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Tiana Warner
About Data    |    December 5, 2016    |    By Tiana Warner

The GeoGeek’s Guide to Planet’s Satellite Imagery

Small satellite technology is completely changing the world. Here’s what Planet is doing to revolutionize Earth Observation data, and how you can leverage satellite trends to get ahead in your industry. Satellites hit a turning point a few years back, when an upsurge in the number being built culminated in 94 launches over the span […]