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Does Model-Dependent Realism mean the Map is the Territory after all?

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 ...
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What is the GeoCloud that everyone is talking about

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.
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Is GIS a tool or a science? [closed]

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?