WebMapping

Web 2.0 Innovation Map

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The Web 2.0 Innovation Map is a Google Maps mashup that shows a geographic location for many of the most well-known Web 2.0 applications, including Wikipedia, WordPress, MySpace, Friendster, Flickr, Yahoo!Maps, and Google itself. So, now you can use a Web 2.0 application to learn about other Web 2.0 applications. Via Digg.com

General

World Of Warcraft Google Map

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I’ve mentioned on the podcast my interest in virtual worlds and gaming worlds in particular.  Here’s a google map that details the World of Warcraft atlas.  They’ve actually attributed the map pretty well and the ‘arial photography’ is pretty decent!

GeographyBlogs

ESRI Podcasts revisited

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For some reason we never got around to blogging this…ESRI has split its podcast offerings into two sections: Instructional and Speaker.  The instructional series is devoted to short overviews of specific topics while the speaker series higlights presentations from past conferences.  We have had both up on the Links page for a while, I just […]

General

Live in the SouthCentral US…Make some cash

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Engadget points out a money making venture that they feel in perfect for geocachers…I think that we (geospatial professionals) are just as well suited (if not better) for the task. Space Data Corp utilizes balloon-based cellular systems to get signals out to the boonies. The balloons are at an altitude of between 80-100k feet, but […]

Education

Step-By-StepTutorial: Open Source Web GIS

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mapz posted a link to an article titled “Web GIS in practice IV: publishing your health maps and connecting to remote WMS sources using the Open Source UMN MapServer and DM Solutions MapLab“, that  comes complete with a tutorial.  The tutorial is a 14 page document that walks you through downloading the software, installing on […]