This is mostly for the geobloggers out there. There is a group of well known podcasters/bloggers who are looking at the need for an association of New Media publishers. They have just posted a survey to try to get initial thoughts and determine the need for an association. While most of us do this for […]
In advance of the launch of their Planet Green cable network (set to debut in 2008), Discovery Communications has agreed to pay $10 million US for Treehugger.com, probably the leading online site for news, blogging, forums, and other resources related to green initiatives. Treehugger started off in 2004, and has seen amazing growth, with news […]
It has been over a year since I added to our posts about professional organizations for Geographers and geospatial professionals, so I wanted to start up again with an organization that helps to support the educational efforts that will yield the next generation of Geographers…the National Council for Geographic Education. The NCGE seeks “to enhance […]
It isn’t exactly simple even on easy. Indiana gave me fits – it took me six minutes on the lowest level. See how you can do!
This is a great example of what ISDE5 is all about. SPOT Image in conjunction with partners ESRI, Infoterra, and Unesco is presenting Planet Action which is a participatory/educational site that: aims to support projects all around the world whether from scientific or civil origins, bringing these communities as well as various industries together in […]
Just in time for the summer conference season and long flights, the iTunes 7.2 update has opened iTunes U, their educational portal for audio and video lectures, to the world at large. This portal includes quite a few topics that I think would be of interest to our listeners and readers including: Geography of World […]
First of all, yes, Oxford University Press does, in fact have a blog, and it’s pretty good. One of the features is Ben’s Place of the Week, where Ben Keene, the editor of the Oxford Atlas of the World, highlights a different place around the world with interesting little facts and a link for more […]
Glenn and TheMap Room are pimping the upcoming book The Geospatial Web: How Geobrowsers, Social Software and the Web 2.0 are Shaping the Network Society where Sue and I have a chapter (14). We had a chance to read a few of the other chapters in the editing process and there were some good reads. […]
The AAG is being recognized for its strength in wrangle a bunch of Geographers into a fairly cohesive unit. The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is pleased to announce the five finalists for The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. … The award winner will be announced on Wednesday, June 20, 2007 following a […]
URISA’s first annual student paper competition which we highlighted a couple months ago, has been extended to April 23. Head over to the URISA site to find out submission details.