TerraFuture podcast

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Ed Parsons and crew have made a four podcast series available from the TerraFutures event the Ordnance Survey hosted. edparsons.com » Blog Archive » Podcasts now all on iTunes edparsons.com » Blog Archive » Terrafuture podcasts – direct links

Online Book Initiatives

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As many of you probably already know, a number of projects have been underway to digitize books and make them available online. Google’s effort has probably generated the most recent publicity, due to copyright issues. Google has now released the beta version of Google Print, with only works in the public domain available in their […]

MIT project maps wireless use on campus in real-time

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Researchers at MIT are utilizing the university’s newly upgraded wireless network to track wireless use on campus. They have developed electronic maps that track use across the campus, not only where people are logging in, but also what types of devices they are using. Using 3D mapping functionality, they can also distinguish connectivity in multistoried […]

Yahoo Maps Beta

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As Jesse noted in a post yesterday, Yahoo has redesigned its online mapping interface and added functionality to try to compete with Google Maps. It is currently in beta, and is available at http://maps.yahoo.com/beta An article posted on MSNBC.comdiscusses the changes and upgrades.

NVIDIA Immersive Dome Experience

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Check out these pictures of NVIDIA’s Immersive Dome Experience at SIGGRAPH2005. Now that’s 3D visualization! Scott Hessels and Gabriel Dunne did some cool visualization experiments using FAA flight pattern data for a project called Celestial Mechanics and one of the final visualizations was on display in the Immersive Dome Experience. You can check out some […]


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After our podcast episode on cartography, John Krygier emailed us, and mentioned that CartoTalk might be a good resource for people interested in cartography and map design. It is a forum with over 250 members and topics include news, general discussions, a map gallery, and advice and tutorials. Registrations is free, so if you’re interested […]