For anyone like me who is trying to keep up with what’s going on in the virtual world arena, you know what a pain it is to go to Second Life, Kaneva, HelloKittyOnline, etc., register, create a profile and avatar, enter the virtual world, try to get the feel for navigation, interact with other people,
THATcamp appears to be less of an unconference than I thought. Apologies if we got anyone excited to attend as our announcement was too late. If you wanted to attend you had to submit a session idea by the middle of March and there is only limited space at the facility. Keep this in mind
So the morning keynote and speakers are done now, and while there were a couple of announcements, like Google’s GeoSearch API going live, and demos of EveryBlock and FortiusOne’s Finder!, the surprise of the morning was Jack Dangermond joining Google’s John Hanke onstage to talk about GIS coming to the Geoweb. The upcoming release of
I am waiting on an email before I can finish Episode 147 so it will not be up until Monday evening. In the episode we are talking to Ron Lake of Galdos Systems, Inc and Bob Samborski of GITA about the upcoming GeoWeb Conference.
If you have a geo-oriented blog or site that isn’t already on our links page please send me an email and I will add your site when I update the links later this month. It has been at least a year since I did a good update and there are a few that I know
This story has been covered in many places. On the Chronicle’s Wired Campus it says that a quick thinking journalism graduate student at Berkeley taking pictures of a protest in Egypt sent out a Twitter that simply said “arrested” . His twitter network were able to get in touch with the U.S. embassy and his
The Daily Mail UK always seems to have articles on really funny uses of geospatial mapping. Like this article about a woman who hasn’t taken care of her front lawn and it can be seen from satellite on Google Earth. It redefines being a modern day Gladys Kravitz or Taylor Doose Kidding aside, I wonder
If you are thinking about attending Where 2.0 this year (you know you’ve been thinking about it) but you haven’t had a chance to register yet, then you need to hustle. The conference starts in just over a week in the lovely Bay area, just south of the San Francisco airport. If you register don’t
Of course, if you’re reading the blog, you’re probably already aware of RSS and its many benefits, but if not, RSS Awareness Day’s website can help you learn what RSS is and how it can help give you a richer Internet experience. So get on out there and spread the magical RSS message!
I am a bit behind in posting a roundup of the New Media session from the AAG, but we had great participants, a good (if small) audience, and a terrible time (supper time). The line up was: Sue Vajoczki – McMaster University Adena Schutzberg – Penn State and Directions Magazine Sue Bergeron – WVU and