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Flatdog Media

Flatdog Media publishes xyHt print and digital magazine, a blog, and two enewsletters.  We’re comprised of a small staff; our office is in Frederick, MD but our writers and editors live and work internationally. Click on each name for bios, photos, and articles for and about staff members. Publishing Staff Neil Sandler, Publisher Shelly Cox,...

xyHt: A New Magazine

Like so many ideas in surveying, starting this magazine started over a beer at a great little Irish pub with friends, where we discussed what the landscape of surveying might look like in the not-so-distant future. I figure, during the course of almost 50 years that I’ve been a geodetic surveyor, virtually all parts of...

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xyHt: What Does It Mean?

Why did we pick an obscure geodetic expression as the name of our magazine? It’s not all that obscure—it represents a foundational element requisite to nearly all human endeavor. It touches your life explicitly and in the abstract. All of the ways that humans have measured and gauged their world, each of the conventions they...

What is xyHt?

Stand in the place where you live Now face North Think about direction Wonder why you haven’t before “Stand” – R.E.M. Why an obscure geodetic expression? It’s not all that obscure—it represents a foundational element requisite to nearly all human endeavor. It touches your life explicitly and in the abstract. All of the ways that...