google image search results for "gis" 10/22/2017
Geography of a Revolution
William Bunge Wayne State University 1960s Left for Canada in the 70's because of political activism and then taught at Western Ontario and York University.
John Krygier Professor of Geology and Geography and the Director of Environmental Studies at Ohio Wesleyan University
Jeremy Crampton Professor of Geography and Director of the Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky.
Safiya Noble Professor at USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
"Resources are increasingly enclosing the public domain of information resources and moving into the hands of a few companies who buy and sell GIS data for significant private profit."
"the public is contributing resources and labor to the accumulation strategies of the largest GIS companies by allowing the move of public assets to private companies. This is also happening through the utilization of free and nearly free mapping tools that allow large companies to datamine and sell intelligence about web-based activities, often without the knowledge of users."
Nazgol Bagheri Assistant Professor of Political Science and Geography at the University of Texas at San Antonio
"QGIS application allows geographers, particularly cultural geographers who often deal with the symbolic and ethno-cultural meanings people attach to places, to possibly see more, but not necessarily “all.”"
Jen Jack Gieseking Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Kentucky
"The failure of many of these new software and analyses in the hand of new, excited scholars and hackers and other excitable folks means that their meaning is often…opaque. Oh, let’s be honest, opaque is being polite . . . I want to turn your attention to the algorithms within and how they mask meanings in many ways"