Many online news outlets are posting real-time or interactive maps of the impact of Hurricane Sandy. It is nice to see that many of them are including meta-data on the source of their information. It is something that is often missing from online news maps, which is strange because of the normally strict rules about
A VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 377 October 07, 2012 Main Topic: Ann Johnson of Geotech Center and iGETT Click to directly download MP3 Click to directly download AAC Click for the detailed shownotes
Every year, the gaming industry teases us with the latest and greatest in new games and technology at shows around the world. One of the biggest shows, E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) recently gave us a couple of previews that really wowed. The first, Watch Dogs, is by major game studio Ubisoft, and explores the implications
The U.K. is experiencing a summer of GIS with several overlapping large and unique events taking place that use geospatial tools for planning, management, analysis and public outreach. Like many instances of GIS integration for event planning, it might seem as if it happened overnight but in fact took more than five and in some
March was a crazy warm month. How crazy? Over 15,000 temperature records were broken in the US over the month. Check out the video to see where they happened. If you’d like to find out more (or to verify the data yourself), check out the official report on NOAA’s website.
Google has begun field tests on their new augmented reality glasses. I have to say, they’re pretty snazzy lookin’ all things considered, especially if you dig the Geordi LaForge look. The link includes a demo video to show what life is like with the glasses and it’s AWESOME for nerdy folks like myself (and maybe not
I thought this was a particularly interesting article in the New York Times since the VerySpatial crew just returned from New York for AAG 2012. The Times sat down with some city planners and academics living in and around New York to try to figure out some of the urban dynamics of large cities. Currently
A fellow geographer just gave me the cutest and most appropriate Valentine’s Day card he created. He printed them out in the traditional small Valentine’s Day Card style used in grade school to give to other geographers. Clinton Davis has it posted to his WVU student website but he is also letting me use the image on Very