AVSP Episode 62 in AAC format. Main topic: Sustainable Development. Click here to download the enhanced version
Engadget has a post on some research that suggests that there will be an almost 90 percent loss of GPS signals for a number of hours at the height of the next solar flare cycle in 2011-2012. While surveyors may be looking forward to a long lunch or afternoon off, you may want to avoid
On the home from work/school today I heard one of the radio ads from MyWonderfulWorld.com. I have to say that it was kind of odd and very cool to hear the soothing voice talking about Geography. If you haven’t heard (or seen) one the ads yet be sure to check them out on the MyWonderfulWorld.com website.
When Sue first mentioned Weblo to me last week it seemed kind of cool. Weblo is a site that lets you buy virtual property, but unlike most games, Weblo is selling properties that exist in the real-world (and real-world celebrities, which I find creepy). The problem for me is that there isn’t a user interface
The sense with the greatest memory is said to be your sense of smell. A mere whiff of something can take you back decades. Unfortunately, there haven’t been too many technologies that have bridged the smell gap. You kinda have to smell the real deal to get the real effect. The good folks over at
SoundAboutPhilly is a project, funded in part by the Pew Charitable Trusts, to generate podcast tour guide for lesser known areas of Philadelphia, historical tours, and other special topics. According to the website, the podcast tours are given by “real” Philadelphians. The tours are available via downolad or can be streamed from the website. The
I don’t know, but now I can find out. The UK is continuing their trend of putting old stuff up online by placing 100 years of telephone books online. The books are from 1880 through 1984 (the year of BT’s privatization). Nominally its for genealogists to be able to find their ancestors, but it would
The journal archives of the Royal Society in the UK, which has been promoting scientific research for over 300 years, are now available online, and access to the archives will be free for 2 months (starting on Sept 14th). After that, it will only be available via subscription or fee-based downloads. This is an amazing
A VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 62 September 24, 2006 Main Topic:Sustainable Development Click to directly download Episode 62 Click for the detailed shownotes
I forgot to mention it on this weeks podcast, but I do want to wish everyone at Slashgeo a happy anniversary and many more to come. I may not contribute as much as I could, but I think that Slashgeo is a great resource and I encourage everyone to check it out and join in.