Roger Tomlinson, the man widely regarded as the father of GIS — Geographic Information Systems — has died at age 80. Tomlinson's 1960s innovation, using computer software to overlay different types of maps on top of one another, revolutionized industry and government.
Tech Innovator And Master Of Maps Dies At 80
By editor • Feb 13, 2014
Originally published on February 13, 2014 5:58 pm