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Did the Chinese discover America?

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The BBCNews website posted an article today about a Chinese map that, if authentic, may suggest that Chinese mariners visited and mapped the coasts of America before Columbus. Chinese characters on the map apparently say that it was drawn in 1763 as a copy of a map made in 1418. The map’s ink and paper […]

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NSG Statement of Strategic Intent Available

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The NGA issued a press release today announcing the availability of the National System for Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG) Statement of Strategic Intent, a document that gives a vision for the future of geospatial intelligence. If you are interested the full press release is available from your favorite geospatial news sites. Here is a link to the […]

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Tiny tiny GPS receiver

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It is small… it is small… oh and it is a GPS receiver.  Ubiquitous computing requires truly portable electronics…I think this might help keep your device slim. New Zealand’s Rakon develops world’s smallest GPS receiver – Engadget