General

New t-shirt “got map?”

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First you were questioned about milk, then the geeks were asked about root, but the question that has been around for millinea from back seat drivers…got map? Head over to the VerySpatial Store and check out our new ‘got map?’ products. Since this is a Cafe Press shop there are tons of product options, so […]

WebMapping

CNET Review of Microsoft’s Virtual Earth beta

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CNET posted their review of MSN Virtual Earth beta, which you can read here Their review of Google Earth beta back in July can be found here CNET gives Virtual Earth a plus for its trip planning and search features, but gives the edge to Google Earth in terms of the quality of satellite imagery […]

Physical Geography

Satellite imagery shows Arctic ice melt

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Whatever your beliefs on the global warming issue, the recent spate of articles on the melting of Arctic ice and the warming of the climate in Alaska seem pretty scary. Satellite imagery is being used to show that the Arctic ice cap is shrinking at an alarming rate. You can check out the MSNBC.com article […]

Remote Sensing

Day and Night around the World

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If you simply must know where it is day and night around the world, here are a couple of websites for you. time.gov keeps the official U.S. time via atomic clock and has a feature which shows where the sun is shining and where it is dark when you click on a time zone. Check […]

Events

Podcast Symposium Day 2

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So the conference is over and it turned out to be a great blend of academic and applied perspectives. The morning session was on the legal issues surrounding copyright issues that impact podcasting and the lunch session was a single presenter who dissected the word broadcast 🙂 and then touched on podcasting. We skipped out […]

Events

Podcast symposium coverage end of Day 1

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We skipped out on the Triangle podcasters and the meet the speakers thingies, the hands on was fairly informative. Many of the things they talked about are the things I am trying to do and will hopefully have in place soon. I, of course, hoped that I would have our sound set up more or […]