I haven’t blogged anything yet for the day, so High-Yield Detonation Effects Simulation is the phrase for the day…along with Google Maps Download Squad
Here is an article from Directions Magazine on a new grant to the Geospatial Information and Technology Association and the Association of American Geographers to help “grow the geospatial workforce” http://www.directionsmag.com/article.php?article_id=926
A nice little note on Geotagging. The Map Room: Geotagging Roundup http://www.mcwetboy.com/mt/mt-tb.cgi/881
Continuing my obsession with extra terrestrial use of geospatial technologies, here is a quick article on Lidar for use on Mars National Post
Backstory: I bought Konfabulator a month ago…a great program that lets you use desktop widgets with Windows (hurry to Intel, Apple!)… Action: Yahoo! bought the parent company 2 weeks ago and will be releasing the next version as freeware Result: The company is refunding the purchase to anyone who bought the current version! So cool!!
Another set of links to some of the many Google Map hacks Diggs, Deals, & Google: Cool Uses for Google Maps
VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes Ã¢â‚¬â€œ July 31, 2005 News ESA uses remotely-sensed images to detect evidence of ice on Mars ESRI User Conference Release of ESRI Image Server Getting GeoSpatial data ArcGIS 9.2 (not yet released) Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Managing Spatial Data Side-by-side comparison of Google Maps and Virtual Earth
Google Maps and MSN Virtual Earth: The progress of Web Mapping.
This is a fun little tool. Make sure to use the zoom function to really enjoy it zipdecode | ben fry
Here is an article from CNET news yesterday that includes some quotes from Lars Rasmussen, the lead engineer of the Google Maps project, who was speaking at a conference on Web engineering. http://news.com.com/Google+mapper+Take+browsers+to+the+limit/2100-1038_3-5808658.html