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US Commutes Getting Longer

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The USA Today ran an story a little over a week ago about the changing lifestyle of Americans based upon the longer and longer commute. The data has been clear for some time – our commutes are getting longer and longer with each passing year. However, the article does a pretty nice job of talking […]

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In the presence of greatness

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Just before we spoke with Jack Dangermond at the SAG awards session at the ESRI UC, we got the chance to meet Dr. Roger Tomlinson, commonly referred to as the ‘father of GIS’. He was a good chat, and informed us that West Virginia played an early role in wine made in the US. Click […]

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Wow…645 posts behind

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So I just spent the last hour or so flying through the 645 posts from the geoblogs that I haven’t had a chance to read over the last month (being tech support’s assitant in a brand new building eats up your time). When you read blogs regularly it seems like things are kind of shuffling […]

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Location-based Live Search

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For the first time Frank’s choice of Sprint may actually be a good thing. The mobile phone provider is rolling out Live Search for their phones which is now location-based. Apparently this isn’t an exclusive deal with Sprint and Microsoft, but Sprint is the first to implement the technology which isn’t GPS-based so it should […]

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New Media Panel: AAG ’08

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We are beginning to plan the third New Media panel for the upcoming AAG in Boston (in April). We have had great panels and very interested audiences (if not always the largest). I would like to include 2 or 3 geobloggers/podcasters who plan to attend AAG or live near Boston and we will try to […]

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It’s the FUTURE!

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A French library has an interesting collection online of postcards/paintings done by futurists around the turn of the last century. They detail how artists and engineers of the time thought the year 2000 would look. Some of them are pretty accurate given the lens of the current technology. My favorites are the school kids with […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month

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Apparently the hispanic community doesn’t even warrant an actual month for Hispanic Heritage Month since it runs from Sept 15 to Oct 15. In recognition of our friends who hablan espanol or are descended from those that do I want to remind you that are some great spanish blogs and podcast. Just to mention a […]