An interesting perspective on how a Google Maps news link might appear.
Frank will be joining us to offer a column on the state of web mapping and any other matters he thinks are relevant to the topic of Geography and geospatial technologies.
Here is a follow-up on the Australian security issue…now it isn’t as significant apparently.
An interesting article regarding Amazon’s street imaging in urban areas.
Here is an article from CNNMoney, talking about the implications of online mapping applications like Google Maps
Following the ever growing stream on the current WebMapping boom, James, over at Spatially Adjusted, had some thoughts to share.
While the use of GPS to track and route vehicles for corporations such as UPS and FedEx is nothing, it is always nice to see these technologies filter down to an everyday use.
This article from news.com.au that I picked up from SlashDot ties into a topic that we covered in the podcast this week…the concern over what high resolution aerial/satellite imagery is appropriate to release and what is not. The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation is concerned about the easy access to information, in this case imagery, about sites that are considered sensitive. Check out the full article…or wait for next weeks podcast
Shownotes – Episode 03
August 7, 2005
A brief overview of the history of GIS
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A brief overview of the history of GIS, data issues and questions of accessibility