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Happy Halloween

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Here are some serious and some funny uses of GIS for Halloween. According to a Texas news report a county in Texas has seen an increased use of a sex offender database by parents around Halloween. Brazos County has developed the Bryan Geographical Information System to keep track of registered sex offenders in the county. […]

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Acoustic Space podcast

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There is another podcast in the classroom space, and it is pretty interesting. Marion Mustoe of Eastern Oregon U worked with his class last spring to create audio responses to an assignment, which he then narrated and produced. His approach is a great way to show how different students will take different ideas away from […]

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BBC NEWS | Aerial imagery inspires industry

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BBC News is back at it with another column on geospatial technologies. This time they looks at the impact of geospatial technologies over the last couple years in response to disasters and how it is used everyday. They look at aerial imagery, Pictometry and some of the privacy issues that have been raised by the […]

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Podcast delayed ’til Monday evening

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Our apologies for the delay in the podcast release schedule. We had planned to meet up and finish the episode Sunday, but life intervened. We will have episode 67, our spooky ‘geography of death’ out before the goblins and ghouls take to the streets. In the meantime, the site might go down for a few […]

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The journey of the MBP begins

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This evening I am spending time setting up both BootCamp and Parallels on the new laptop (Core 2 Duo Macbook Pro). I plan to install ArcGIS tomorrow and will begin to work with it for a while to see how it goes. I will be grabbing screenshots as I go through. I will be posting […]

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Breaking ArcGIS 9.2 news

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We just got second hand word that 9.2 bulk shipments will start as early as Nov 14-17, with ArcGIS Explorer going online as a download on Nov 14. We hope to have a few discussions with ESRI Reps during the release week (AKA Geography Awareness Week…happy coincidence?) to cover the final release product.

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‘The World’ Video

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I know that Dubai’s newest artificial islands ‘The World’ made a round of the blogs including a mention on the podcast a while ago, but I had not seen this GREAT promotional video until tonight. Take a minute to check the ingenuity/insanity that is The World in this WMV video. The World Video