Another hack found over at digg.com. It covers a limited number of cities but is a great idea… Cheap Gas
This tool allows you to build custom Google Maps apps without knowing the intricacies of the Google Maps API. I didn’t test it, but the concept is great. ZeeMaps
OK, it is late I probably shouldn’t blog just before sleep, but I figured I would forget this link in the morning. The Digg submission linked below is a person who found clouds on the aerial imagery when they were on Google Maps. They don’t say whether they think this is good or bad, but
It was great to see the shuttle land safely. I have always been a fan of the space shuttle program, ever since I did a class project on the first shuttle launch.
Continuing my obsession is an article regarding NASA’s new instrument for capturing the martian surface. Please not that they talk about the number of pixels the instrument will collect at a time, but not what the spatial resolution of each pixel will be, which is actually more important for the end-user. The other important information,
An interesting perspective on how a Google Maps news link might appear. Poynter Online – E-Media Tidbits
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 an article from CNNMoney, talking about the implications of online mapping applications like Google Maps http://money.cnn.com/2005/08/04/technology/techinvestor/tech_biz/index.htm?section=money_latest
Following the ever growing stream on the current WebMapping boom, James, over at Spatially Adjusted, had some thoughts to share. Spatially Adjusted – Blog about ESRI and GIS: Google Maps hackers just don’t get it
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