A VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 276 October 31, 2010 Main Topic: Our conversation on geography awareness through travel Click to directly download MP3 Click to directly download AAC Click for the detailed shownotes
I can’t add anything here to make this any cooler. A map. Made out of Lego. What else do you need? Via Gizmodo
Haunted places, there’s an app for that, really. When I went searching for haunted places apps for Halloween, I thought that there might be one or two apps out there. Instead I found several categories of haunted apps. First there are the local area apps such as the WeirdNJ which is a guide to NJ
Sue and I are preparing for our first trip to GEOINT 2010 Symposium next week in New Orleans. We have some conversations planned already both at the conference and a quick trip over to the University of New Orleans, but there are still slots in our calendar. If you are going to be on site
This week we are highlighting some examples of media that can be used to emphasize Geography Awareness. Most are not quite as explicit as Gerrymandering a documentary that has made its rounds of the film festivals this year, but it highlights the interactions between Geography and other disciplines. I hope that it also talks about
During this week’s episode Frank pointed out the use of general videos to show landscapes. Whether you are trying to highlight a metropolis or rural area there are generally videos that include these landscapes. Frank’s example is the use of a video from Ukraine that highlights a dog traversing a city.
During our conversation this week on Episode 275 we highlighted a couple of videos in our discussion of using media to highlight Geography. We will link to a few over the next few days, but I wanted to start with this great video Frank showed me a few years ago.
A VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 275 October 24, 2010 Main Topic: Our conversation on geography awareness through popular media Click to directly download MP3 Click to directly download AAC Click for the detailed shownotes
This week’s podcast (episode 274) looked at the 2D/3D question, but as we tend to do, we talked a good bit more about 3D than 2D. We each, of course, have worked with 2D and 3D applications, but again and again we have returned to 3D for a particular use. Urban environments scream for 3D.
As a young girl reading OMNI magazine, I couldn’t imagine saying no to a one way trip to explore space. I’m a little older now and would ask more questions, such as the ones posed in Cosmic Logic on MSNBC. It discusses a paper written by Dirk Schulze-Makuch, Washington State University and Paul Davies, Arizona