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Happy System Administrator Appreciation Day!

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Anyone who’s worked in GIS with more than two people can tell you that one person is critical to keeping all this stuff working…. the system administrator. Today happens to be the 9th annual System Administrator Appreciation Day! The sys admin is normally the person you call when things go all kablewie, so you’re normally […]

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iPhone 2.1 Firmware may offer More GPS Features

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A few sites are talking about the beta of the updated iPhone 2.x software, of course what is most interesting to our readers is the suggestion of extended GPS functionality. So far it has been suggested that the iPhone will offer speed and direction capabilities, ala navigation. It is a bit odd that folks seem […]

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Alabama Public Water System Mapping Project

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In 2009, the State of Alabama will begin a project to map all of the municipal and rural water systems within the state. As many of us here in the US know, a number of areas of the country have been experiencing moderate to severe drought conditions, and water resources are a contentious issue. Conflicts […]

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Dr Horrible coming next week

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For those of you who have listened to our first 6 months of podcasts you will know that we are all rabid fans of Joss Whedon. We will consume basically anything he has a hand in for one simple reason…it is good. So when Sue came across the mention of Joss working on something with […]

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ESRI ‘GIS In Action’ Video contest

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We are really interested in what will come out of the recently announced ESRI video contest. Hopefully, if you are entering the contest, you will think of us and send us a link to your video so that we can take a look at what you are doing in your daily (geospatial) lives. Since they […]

Events

GeoWeb registration closing soon

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Registration for the upcoming GeoWeb Conference, which will be taking place July 21-25, ends next Monday July 14. If you are wondering about what is going on at this year’s conference check out our interview with Ron Lake and Bob Samborski back in Episode 147.

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GIS and the art of LEGO

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According to this CNN, a former lawyer is making a living out of creating Lego structure art. If a lawyer can do it, can you imagine what a person with a GIS background could do. What if there was an ARC or other spatial Lego software? Anyone already doing something using GIS and Legos? You […]

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Life size Leia (StarWars)

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Click on the image to the see a larger version…no really, if you like Star Wars even just a little you must see this life size statue version of Princess Leia. But this isn’t your standard bikini clad Leia, it is the re-envisioned for the Clone Wars cartoons Leia. She is in her full Episode […]

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Big Ole’ World!

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Ubisoft, maker of… well… LOTS of video games, is working on Far Cry 2. For those not in the video game know, Far Cry has pushed the limits of PC gaming hardware in the last year. Far Cry 2 looks to raise the bar even higher. The game takes place in Africa and features a […]