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Remains of village found near Stonehenge

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You’ve probably already read or seen the news about archaeologists’ discovery and excavation of a neolithic village site at Durrington Walls (site of the world’s largest henge) on the Salisbury plain near Stonehenge. Still, it’s pretty cool that they’ve finally got some signifcant remains of domestic sites that may have used by the people who […]

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Can you survive in the wild?

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Field and Stream has this rather whimsical little quiz about survival in the wild. You are the world’s unluckiest hunter, lost and alone in the woods with little supplies or equipment. Can you survive? There are some tough wilderness questions in there, so give it your best… Unfortunately, I was confronted with my two worst […]

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FakeSpace, VRCO and GIS

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Today on Directions on the News there was an item about how VRCO has released their next version of Conduit for Google Earth. The Conduit software is a translator that allows COTS software (OpenGL based) to pushed through a graphics cluster to be projected onto multiple screens. WVU tasked FakeSpace/VRCO to implement Conduit for ArcScene […]

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Amicus Brief

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The AAG, UCGIS, URISA, GITA, and the GISCI have teamed up to create a rebuttal to MAPPS’ stance in MAPPS vs US. You can find the details or donate to support their legal costs at the AAG website. We are trying to get a few interviews from these organizations prior to the pending court date. […]

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It’s 2025…what are you doing?

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Imagine being asked to form a discussion group with your friends to decide what life should be like in 2025? Okay, now imagine that with no Star Trek references. Science Horizons UK is a government group asking UK citizens to do that just and submit their information to the government. Its a year long project […]

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The Future of Mobiles in the U.K.

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This BBC article on the future of mobile phones in Europe is interesting because it talks about technologies that are used in Japan and the U.S. such as “”buddy finders” that alert you when a friend is in the same area or systems that track your morning run to show you how many kilometres you […]