This is a list sent to us by Edward, a listener, of disk based GIS systems. These are bootable systems that do not require you to istall anything to your computer. I am only familiar with a couple of these, so I will have to look into most of them myself. If you are looking into them and would like to write a review of your experiences send it to us and we will post it as one of our review columns. Have fun playing with them.
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Howard Butler has a single podcast episode up on his website. He focuses on the announcements at the ESRI UC and announce on Mapserver. We are still going to claim the first North American Geography podcast, but only by a week 🙂
Head on over a give Howard a listen at A Podcast Ã¢â‚¬â€ Hobu, Inc.
This is our first mention (that I know of) on an outside site. Between getting a few emails and this plug there is a little pressure to make this podcast and blog all it can be. On that note, we hope to have our first column up this weekend, with our second close on its heels if Frank gets it to us before he starts his first semester of course work toward his next in a string of degrees.
Spatially Adjusted – Blog about ESRI and GIS: The VerySpatial Podcast
Here are a couple of links from Download Squad relating to Yahoo Maps, Google Maps, and VirtualEarth. Take a look.
Flash Earth: Google Maps + MSN Virtual Earth + Flash mash-up
Yahoo re-launches local search
This is an article about a Bryce like product. It doesn’t have direct ties to existing real world data, it does allow you to make a lovely, photorealistic, world of your own.
Terragen: free Bryce knock-off lets you make your own world
We have so many choices for Atlantis that you have to wonder whatever happened to Mu…I guess the Indian & Pacific Oceans are just too big.
BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Tsunami clue to ‘Atlantis’ found
Amazon’s A9 search engine couldn’t be left behind of course. They have had their block views for over a year now and they make one of the best examples of spatial multimedia out there without being attachment to a map. Head over to http://maps.a9.com/ to take a look and check out the press release link below.
Amazon.com Unveils Photo-Mapping Service – Yahoo! News
1 part Google Maps, 1 part MSN Virtual Earth, and a heaping helping of Flash. This is a great front end for all the data available through these new sites.
Neave Lab Ã¢â‚¬Âº Flash Earth
We have some fine products sporting the VerySpatial logo and our new catch phrase, “Geography…In Stereo”. Use the link to the right to check out the products. We are especially happy with the square tile. We will say more on this weekends podcast if we have received the shirt and tile that were ordered. All proceeds from the CafePress store will go towards supporting hosting and equipment expenses.