GeographyAwareness

Hilarious

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OK, so I watch Everwood, but it is on hold while The WB shows this season’s Beauty and the Geek.  I am too lazy to delete the recording event on my DVR and this week I am glad I didn’t!  They had a challenge on the show where the ladies had to do navigate around […]

GeographyAwareness

ESRI interviewed for FlashForward (podcast)

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Adena over at AllPointsBlog points to an interview with ESRI staff members for the FlashForward Conference podcast.  As you might have guessed, the topic is Flash and related internet technologies, so it will be topical for the FlashForward conference and the Dev Summit…and for those of us who can’t make it to either.  Head over […]

Events

Open Source Geospatial Foundation begins…

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Schuyler Erle over at MappingHacks.com has a round-up of Saturday’s activities in Chicago. The upshot is that we now have the Open Source Geospatial Foundation, OSGeo (eventually to be at osgeo.org). The organization will support several ongoing open source and free projects including MapServer, GDAL/OGR, PostGIS, GRASS, GeoServer, GeoTools, Mapbender, and Ka-Map to name a […]

GeographyAwareness

Audio from the mainstream

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Two new mainstream media audio programs leaped onto the scene today. OnPoint, an NPR program, hosted a program titled The Geospatial Web that covered the ubiquitousness of geospatial technologies, much of it mentioned on this weeks podcast and some that is planned for this weekends podcast when we look at Peter Morville’s Ambient Findability. BBC4’s […]

Education

UCGIS Draft Body of Knowledge

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The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science has made a draft of its GI S&T Body of Knowledge (that’s Geographic Information Science and Technology, BTW) available for comment. This document is part of their Model Curricula. Comments can be made on the associated discussion forum on the UCGIS site. While the document is lengthy at […]