Stephen Hawking's Pipe. In his book The Grand Design, Stephen Hawking says: There is no picture- or theory-independent concept of reality. Instead we will adopt a view that we will call ...
Directions Magazine, Pitney Bowes (MapInfo), and many blogs are talking about 'CLOUD's in relation to GIS. I have read about Cloud-Computing but still don't understand the concept.
Is GIS a tool or a science? There's a lengthy and dense paper on the matter here. Could someone offer a more digestible summary?