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I need an app for that

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Today at lunch we were kicking around some ideas on connecting various content with other content or to a location in a user friendly way and I couldn’t get past the thought of a touch interface. The problem is that we are still tied predominantly to a few things in the tech arena that makes […]

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Best US Government Blogs

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Ran across this interesting post: the best government blogs and why they’re the best.  With the exception of NASA, none of these have a direct geospatial tie.  In fact, all but one of them are CIO’s of their respective organizations.  It sorta makes sense it would start there, but I’d like to challenge anybody in local, state, […]

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MapAction heads to Haiti to help with quake relief

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After yesterday’s devastating 7.0 earthquake in Haiti, aid groups and governments from around the world are mobilizing to help out with relief efforts. As Hurricane Katrina and other natural disasters have shown, mapping and geospatial technologies can be crucial tools in helping aid workers assess the situation and navigate an unfamiliar and changed landscape, identify […]

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Twenty-two maps that will change how you see the world

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On my twitter feed this morning, @geoparadigm tweeted this great link on tree hugger about Twenty-Two Maps That Will Change How You See The World.  The maps are pretty impressive, although I’m not sure it will change how many of us in the geospatial community sees the world.  Being tree hugger and all, most of […]

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Autodesk interviews an idea

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Over at the Autodesk It is Alive in the Lab blog they have a good Monday morning post that looks at what an idea is and how it develops. What makes it stand-out is that they set it up as an interview with an idea (Mr. Idea). The anthropomorphizing of a concept is great fun […]