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2006 O’Reilly Emerging Technology Conference

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For those of you interested in the cutting-edge tech-side of GIS and other geospatial technologies, the Call for Participation has gone out for the 2006 O’Reilly Emerging Technology Conference. According to the conference website: “The O’Reilly Emerging Technology Conference frames the ideas, projects, and technologies that the alpha geeks are thinking about, hacking on, and […]

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Bell Canada launches Seek & Find

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If you thought your parents had uncanny ways of knowing what you were up to, check out how parents in Canada can now monitor their kids’ locations in near real-time on a map using Bell Canada’s Seek & Find which uses the embedded GPS capability of their cell phones and the Internet. http://www.lbszone.com/content/view/252/2/

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Clouds on Google Maps

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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 […]

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Google urged to drop reactor images

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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 […]