A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 34
March 12, 2006
Main Topic: Discussions from the AAG
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As previously posted by Frank…Most at WVU would consider me mentioning something from Virginia Tech blasphemy at best, but here goes. VT has put together a 24 monitor set up that is just, well, a lot of monitors even in my mind. BUT, they have 12 linux boxes driving the monitors that can run Quake III at 15-30 fps on a whole bunch of pixels. Head over Engadget to get a bit more info.
On Friday, the GeoData Alliance announced the publication of their 98-page report on Geospatial Digital Rights Management, prepared by them in conjunction with the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) and the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc (OGC). The full report is available for download as a PDF from their website, and you can also download a PowerPoint summary.
Main Topic: Interview with Duane Nellis and others.Ã‚Â News: Mapquest API, NSF CREST Grant, NASA in the news
Way cool for space nuts out there like me…. Google Mars!Ã‚Â It’s just like Google Local, except with data from Mars.Ã‚Â There’s a nice elevation dataset and some interesting visible data as well.Ã‚Â Of course you can’t search for pizza joints in the area, but hey, it’s a step in the right direction!