WebMapping

Mappr! Where It’s At.

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I know that someone has already blogged this, but I can’t remember who…Either way, Mappr from Stamen Design offers up a flickr/map mashup. They tout themselves as “an interactive environment for exploring place, based on the photos people take.” I would argue they are exploring space, but that isn’t really the point. There are actually […]

General

Where It’s At… Newsletter & Podcast

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Where It’s At… Newsletter & Podcast is a great new podcast that is being produced down under. Their first podcast includes a couple of interviews including one with Michael Goodchild. The hosts and podcast (and related newsletter) are related to the Spatial Science Institute. I am excited to see how the podcast grows. Go to […]

Events

QGIS Community – Interview with Tim Baggett

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Tim Sutton, a QGIS developer, pointed out their recent interview with Tim Baggett who helped design an OpenSource based system to track ballons for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Check out this informative interview at QGIS Community – Interview with Tim Baggett

Events

GAW wrap up

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Well, today is the last day of Geography Awareness Week. I just wanted to offer up a couple of links for you to check out to see what happened this week. The first is GISDay.com which gives links to overviews of this years events. The other is the National Geographic Geography Awareness Week website. Check […]

Cartography

GAW Day 4: Cartography

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So far this week we have talked about the main areas of consideration in Geography (physical and human) and the modern technologies that underpin them (GIS Day). Today we look at perhaps the oldest portion of geography, cartography. While not all cartographers are geographers, nor are all geographers cartographers, there is a deep symbiotic relationship […]

VirtualEnvironments

Google Middle Earth

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Beginning our cartography focus for the day…From the Shire to Mordor, you can find your way and get to know the landscape with the new Google Middle Earth. Includes a multimedia laden route showing the path of the fellowship. The Toque – Canadian Humour, Parody, & Satire – Google Introduces Google Middle Earth Via OgleEarth […]