Continuing my obsession with extra terrestrial use of geospatial technologies, here is a quick article on Lidar for use on Mars National Post
Another set of links to some of the many Google Map hacks Diggs, Deals, & Google: Cool Uses for Google Maps
This is a fun little tool. Make sure to use the zoom function to really enjoy it
Here is an article from CNET news yesterday that includes some quotes from Lars Rasmussen, the lead engineer of the Google Maps project, who was speaking at a conference on Web engineering.
This is a great link that allows you to quickly find the differences between the two internet map viewers at Download Squad
It is true that ESRI doesn’t have much competition at this point from the other large GIS companies (Intergraph and MapInfo). I am hoping that GeoMedia 6.0 Product Suite will kick their interface up to the level that their data integration has been at for a while.
Well, at least I am tieing in some space with the internet mapping…Spacecraft Tracking – Shuttle and ISS
I am definitely looking in the wrong places to read about anything other than Google Maps and Virtual Earth. Today we contemplate making the sites look better…Zmarties: Improving the UI of mapping sites using CSS
OK, I am changing topics a little bit at least… moving to Google Earth vs Google Maps. I just heard this on the This Week in Tech podcast. Check out some interesting pretty pictures at Google Earth Hacks – Lots of downloads, information and hacks for Google Earth.