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Earth Hour in Sydney

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Sydney went dark this evening as a large portion of the city participated in Earth Hour, an attempt to increase global awareness about climate change. My only question is what is the local impact of all the candles used in the restaurants that participated in the event 🙂 This is an interesting idea that I […]

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Which bluetooth GPS to buy (poll)

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VerySpatial is in search of a simple and small bluetooth GPS to use as we wander through the conferences coming up this summer. The poll is back on the left hand column of the site. I haven’t had any luck finding a good comparison of the current round of units in terms of ease of […]

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Meosphere – where it’s all about you

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That’s right, it IS all about me in the Meosphere. While surfing the web this morning instead of finishing my work, I came across Meosphere, a site that rolled out in February, but that I hadn’t heard of. The front page is a little confusing at first, but if you check out the “How It […]

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Daily podcasts coming to an end

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I am almost out of materials to post from the Dev Summit, so the conference feed and Special Episodes will be quieting down early next week. But do not fear, we are mere weeks from the AAG which I am sure will provide us with a wealth of audio and video content come mid-April. On […]

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Paleobotany and Terracotta army

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The BBC reports on an article from the Journal of Archaeological Science about research on the clay that was used to make China’s Terracotta army. They have recovered pollen from the clay and hope to find its source. An interesting part is that different statues may have come from different source materials, or maybe different […]