The Register has an interesting article showing images garnered from Google Earth. I think the title is a tad sensationalist, but the article is interesting. Google Earth threatens democracy
The environmental toll of Katrina is just staggering. The Washington Post features a pretty in-depth look at the fallout. Imagine not having reliably clean water for years! Click here to read (registration required, but it’s free)
The NY Times has an interesting article on high-tech flood control in Europe. It’s a pretty interesting read about how others tackle this tricky problem. It makes a lot of sense to use nature’s power against her, so to speak. Take a look (registration required)
http://www.gmapgolf.com/index.php Although this is is still an early beta, this site has some interesting techniques I haven’t seen other places. It’s also a pretty innovative use of spatial technology… plus…. it’s online golf…. who doesn’t like online golf?