I usually think of hackers in a happy white hat way…that is until I have to wipe german porn and house music from a hard drive or figure out which range of chinese IP addresses to block. Today’s downtime was a bit more enigmatic since VerySpatial is on a hosted server and the hosts couldn’t
Ultra Mobile PCs have come a long way in a short time. The OQO has been a forerunner in the field and we have put together a quick review of Sue’s OQO Model 2 with a few geospatial apps. Click here to download VSTV Episode 25 (32 MB)
Engadget is reporting a pretty cool device that projects navigation information on your windshield. The navigation is really nothing more than a red line indicating which direction you should travel. The nice thing is that it places the line into your real world context, plus it doesn’t require the driver to take his or her
Awhile back, we talked about Sony’s upcoming 3D virtual world/social network for the Playstation 3, dubbed Home. Right now, Home is in a closed beta trial, and is scheduled for release in early 2008. GameTrailers.com and Veoh recently posted a 25-minute walkthrough of the beta of Home, showing some of each features and 3D environments.
A VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 126 December 16, 2007 Main Topic: Earthmine Click to directly download MP3 Click to directly download AAC Click for the detailed shownotes
Students and faculty at 3 leading US business schools, Duke (Fuqua), Harvard, and Dartmouth, have launched a site called MapEcos, which utilizes the Google Maps-based Mapmundi Mapping Platform interface to map data that are regularly collected on air quality and chemical emissions from more than 20,000 industrial sites in the US. While the map entries
If anyone was still subscribed to the old calendar, please update to the current Google Calendar. The old calendar software was hacked and used as a spambot so it has been deleted.
We had a great interview with Chris Hanson of 3D Nature this week, but we aren’t going to post it until after all of the holiday travel and our year in review episode. In the interview Chris pointed out the great sale they are running on the GIS friendly Visual Nature Studio 2. I have
Our good buddy Rick Lawson over at ESRI sent us all a lovely little YouTube video/song – G-I-Yes. The folks down in Austin put this together for GIS Day it it is darn amusing. At our day job, we’ve had a server going wonky for the last few weeks, so I found the middle part
Engadget is reporting a news item that the UK is planning on powering all the home in Britain via off shore wind power by 2020. That’s a pretty ambitious project. The interesting portion of this is the off shore wind farms, which have been in use in Europe for upwards of a couple decades. The