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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 286

A VerySpatial Podcast

Shownotes – Episode 286
January 9, 2011

Main Topic: Our conversation with author Lesley Downie

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  • This week’s podsafe music: “Congress Reel/Red Crow” by Avalon Rising
  • News

  • Leatherback Turtles tracked
  • Japan looking to develop its own location satellite system
  • MAPPS asks FTC to update wording on geolocation
  • Software
  • – Cloudmade acquires OneStepAhead
  • – MacApp Store, more geo on Mac?
  • – NOAA’s new Bathymetry viewer
  • Web Corner

  • Directions launches Channels
  • Main topic

  • This week we feature our conversation with Lesley Downie, author of the YA novel Chaos Cave: A Revolutionary Adventure
  • Tip of the Week

  • iOS geovariety – Dokobots, EarthObserver
  • Events Corner

  • Geospatial Solutions Conference: 10-14 April, Grapevine, TX
  • ASPRS: 1-5 May, Milwaukee, WI
  • International Conference on Geospatial Semantics: 12-13 May, Brest, France
  • Cities, Technology, and Planning: 20-23 June, Santander, Spain
  • This week A Very Spatial Podcast is sponsored by ESRI.
    An update for the ArcGIS for iOS app is available for download from the Apple App Store. With this version of the free app, you can collect and update GIS information directly from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch device. For more information and to download the app, visit

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    1. You noted in the news that MAPPS submitted a definition of “precise geolocation” to the FTC in its letter. What is that definition? I could not find it in the letter.

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