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OOGIS…

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We never really talk about GE Energy’s Geospatial Asset Management solution Smallworld. This mostly has to do with the fact that we have never had a chance to see it in action (other than a few still photos). One of the reasons it has always kept my interest piqued, however, is the fact that it […]

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Synthin’ with Photosynth

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As I’m sure many of you remember, I have been a fan of Microsoft Research’s Photosynth since we saw the first tech previews back in July 2006. Today I finally got some time to sit down and try it out myself. After setting up my profile on the Photosynth site and downloading and installing Photosynth, […]

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ERDAS moves to annual release cycle

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Today ERDAS sent out a press release that states that they are moving to an annual release cycle with a major release in the fall and a minor release in the spring. This is fairly ambitious with so many applications in their basket. Today’s announcement also included the roll out of 9.3 versions of Imagine […]

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EarthScape for iPhone/iPod Touch

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I am supposed to be posting another interview right now, but I just bought and started playing with EarthScape Basic, a virtual globe program that runs on the iPhone and iPod Touch (and apparently som other mobiles as well). While there are quite a few features missing for a $9.99 app in my opinion (such […]

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Linux Across the World

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For you open source geographers out there, I’m sure you’ve always been curious exactly what the adoption rate of Linux might be world wide. Luckily, you can now see your answer. They start with an agreegate of Linux in general, and then break it down by distribution. You can certainly argue with their statistics, as […]

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DiRT is good

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As a one time field archaeologist I can say whole heartedly that dirt (known to some as soil) is good. But this post is about the Digital Research Tools (DiRT) wiki that has been garnering some attention over in the Digital Humanities circuit, but it is a great site for anyone who is doing research […]

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Stonehenge gets the Photosynth treatment

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You know I just love Photosynth (although I wish Microsoft would finally make it available in some form other than a technology preview), so I had to check out the video National Geographic has posted of Stonehenge as seen through Photosynth technology and photos by Rebecca Hale. Even in the short video, the virtual tour […]