Main Topic: Geographic Infomation. News: Microsoft PDC, National Geographic and Google Earth, and USGS NGOTC.
During one of my “brain hurts” breaks tonight I came across this site. I came in originally through their map builder, which lets you create a map that shows the states you have visited. However, on closer inspection it is quite an interesting concept, kind of a travel guide wiki. The front page prompts you […]
While the podcast has been recorded, I am writing today and won’t get a chance to put the pieces together and post it until late tonight or Monday morning. Apologies for the delay.
Frank has provided us with our second column entitled “One Map to Rule Them AllÃ¢â‚¬Â¦”, his views on the background of webmaps.
By: Frank, September 17, 2005 Maps are cool. Geographers have known this for years. The rest of the world is just figuring this out. Stuff has a spatial relationship to other stuff and we can easily show what it is Ã¢â‚¬â€œ with a map! Luckily there has been an explosion in online map making tools […]
By: Jesse, August 19, 2005 This is the first installment of The VerySpatial Classroom, a column on VerySpatial.com intended to provide information on, and answer questions regarding, Geography and geospatial technologies. While the main goal of the VerySpatial Classroom is to support the Classroom Podcast Episodes that are coming in the future, we will also […]
This is another in the line of UK sites we have pointed out this week. Voices maps recordings of interviews with British residents from England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. Through these you can get a sense of the linguisitic and cultural differences as you move through the country. Some of the recordings include colorful langauge, […]
This is an interesting note on how we have been altering the climate for quit some time. Carl Sauer was conducting research in the early part of the last century on how prehistoric peoples in the New World have been altering the landscape by clearing large areas. This of course can be linked to altering […]
This is, along with the discussion on data vs interface taking place on various blogs today, a nice lead-in to our podcast this weekend on ‘What is geographic information’. With the software that are being used and the data needs of today the maps abstraction, which can be tied to its art, has decreased. GeoPlace.com […]
I have been waiting to get my hands on one before I blogged this. Clearly I have one, a demo unit from ShaperTechnology, and it lives up to its hype. This is a 800×600, 1600 Lumens DLP projector that can project active stereo images at 120 MHz. This means that when used in conjunction with […]