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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 134

A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 134
February 10, 2008

Main Topic:Our experiences with Web 2.0 and the Geospatial Web

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    Music

  • This weeks podsafe music: “Area” by Jamie Leonhart
  • News

    Web Corner

  • 100 Things You Can Do with Google Maps Mashups
  • Main topic

      Our experiences with Web 2.0 and the Geospatial Web.

    Events

    • Metaverse U Conference: 16-17 February, Stanford University, CA and Second Life
    • Annual Meeting of the AAG: 15-19 April, Boston, MA
    • State of the Map: 12-13 July, Limerick, Ireland
    • AutoCarto 2008: 6-10 September, Shepherdstown, WV

    This week A Very Spatial Podcast is sponsored by ESRI.
    The 2008 (ESRI) Petroleum User Group Conference will be held in Houston, Texas on February 25th to the 27th. Join other GIS professionals in the petroleum and energy industries to see how the latest solutions can be used to manage your enterprise and make better decisions. Onsite registration will be available. To learn more visit: www.esri.com/veryspatial

    4 thoughts on “A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 134

    1. I find it very interesting that you would say that those who write the code for Facebook are the least likely to use it. Maybe it’s generational, but it has been my experience that anti-social types, or those with social phobias, are the people that get the most use out of Facebook and other social networking sites. They can “socialize” with “friends” from the comfort and security of home. Furthermore, Facebook is geared to college-age people, because, if you remember, you couldn’t get a Facebook account without a .edu email address. Also, you can add your wife to Facebook, it’s just not an option in “how do you know this person.”

    2. I think…though I would have to go back and listen to be sure…that I was trying to say that many people who write code for a living tend to live more in IRC channels, though in retrospect that has changed a lot in the last 5 years or so. Most of the programmers I know are anything but introverts. I definitely agree that facebook is a great medium for those with social phobias.

    3. Sorry! I thought about it more AFTER I left that comment, and realized I was probably making false assumptions, and so I apologize.

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