‘Tis the season to be jolly! We here at VerySpatial would like to wish you all a bunch of fun and some time off! (apologies to those of you stuck at work)
This is great for all of you who celebrate Christmas and have kids! I even remember watching the news breaks on Christmas Eve as NORAD tracked the sleigh across Europe and over the North Atlantic before I had to go to bed. While there isn’t an interactive map you can check out the website at […]
Adena Schutzberg over at Directions Magazine/AllPointsBlog has posted her top 10 for the geospatial industry. The obvious ones are in there (Google, MapServer Foundation, USGS) along with a few that are pretty interesting.
The GEODE (Geographic Data in Education) Initiative “is dedicated to the improvement of Earth and environmental science education through the use of data visualization and analysis tools to support inquiry-based pedagogy.” The have created two data viewers that are available for download: My World GIS (45 day demo version) and WorldWatcher. These software packages are […]
MapMemo is a neat little desktop program that let’s you drag and drop any file on a map to create a location-based pointer to the original file. The problems with MapMemo? MacOSX only and if the default map doesn’t work for you then you have to generate your own and bring it in. I also […]
As you know, I am all about the widgets. The newest widget on my desktop is the Planet Geospatial RSS widget which pulls from…you guessed…Planet Geospatial. James Fee was nice enough to create this widget for us all to use and it is quite handy if you just want to glance to see the new […]
The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science has made a draft of its GI S&T Body of Knowledge (that’s Geographic Information Science and Technology, BTW) available for comment. This document is part of their Model Curricula. Comments can be made on the associated discussion forum on the UCGIS site. While the document is lengthy at […]
Episode is rated PG due to inuendo. Outtakes galore as we travel the countryside. “Dreidel, Dreidel Dreidel” by Old Man Nelson & His Tiny Robot Orchestra Intro “Christmas on Mars” by Bubble Frank and t-shirt greed Jesse pointing and Frank’s filter Who would Geography be at the party? “Christmas is Here” by Number One Fan […]
Outtakes for your amusement. Happy Holidays!
Not all Geography related, but still some interesting video clips from 2005. Top Ten Videos of 2005 From National Geographic News