An article from BBC news describing the retreat of Peruvian glaciers. This is a great example of the conjoining of physical and human geography. Understanding how the retreating glaciers impact the sustainability of the local population.
Edward Mac Gillavry, over at webmapper.net, has a review of Mapping Hacks. I haven’t read it since I still haven’t finished going through it to write my own review. I tell ya, working on that pesky dissertation just keeps getting in the way. Head over to the review to find out about it well before I will actually get to writing anything up.
Engadget has an entry on the joys of having your boss always know where you are thanks to Sprint, unless of course you “accidentally” forget your phone.
We have added another feature to the site. Click on the Calendar/Events link to the left or on this handy link. We will be adding all of the events mentioned in the podcast, plus all of the conferences we hear about in the various newsletters we receive, however, if you have an event that is not listed, email us the name, date, location and the URL/contact info and we will add it to the list and mention it on the podcast.
An article on careers in Geography focusing on the technology side of things.
I was too lazy to blog this myself when I saw it last week so I will let the folks over at DownloadSquad do it for me. High resolution imagery is my master…
Here is a link through Cartography to The Globe and Mail showing a map of the plan for the Gaza withdrawal.
As I pointed out in the podcast, VerySpatial was the first Geography podcast in the US while ventriloquy is the first over all (in Singapore). This podcast is attached to the blog voyeurismwhich focuses on Geography education and the author’s journey towards their dissertation. Head over to the blog to check it out.
We would like to put together a presentation session and/or a panel session on blogging and podcasting in Geography and related disciplines and technologies. If you are a blogger, podcaster or feel you can significantly contribute to the use these media in Geography please contact me. If you are interested in presenting a paper please include a tentative title and a short description of your topic. If you are interested in participating in a panel please include your experience with podcasting or blogging and how you feel you can contribute to the panel and of course a URL if you have a blog or podcast.
Jesse at very spatial dot com
Shownotes – Episode 05
August 21, 2005
A discussion of the webmap API wars.
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