Interoperability in Virtual Worlds

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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, […]

Apparently NOT going to THATcamp

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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 […]

Jack and John share the stage at Where 2.0

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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 […]

Podcast delayed

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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.

More uses for twitter

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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 […]

A new use for Google Earth

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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 […]