From Digg, this is a video and code sample to show how to add Google Maps to your own website. I haven’t actually watched the video, but sounds useful.
My brain is a bit dodgy at times. You see this is how it works:
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I heard about this on The Tech Teachers podcast. It is a great combination of education and geography (with some of those other disciplines mixed in). As usual, take a few minutes and check it out.
Intergraph’s GeoMedia 6 is the next in their line of products. In my opinion GeoMedia is probably the sad victim of ESRIs dominance. They had the better web mapping product for the longest time and they have had an interoperable system that doesn’t require an extension for years. If our updates are still coming then I will give a review once it arrives. If we aren’t receiving GeoMedia updates it is becuase I need to submit paper.
Here is an article about the NYPD’s new Real Time Crime Center, a technology nerve center that “gives detectives instantaneous information on homicides and shootings citywide, enabling them to identify and respond to emerging crimes.”
An article from BBC news describing the retreat of Peruvian glaciers. This is a great example of the conjoining of physical and human geography. Understanding how the retreating glaciers impact the sustainability of the local population.
Edward Mac Gillavry, over at webmapper.net, has a review of Mapping Hacks. I haven’t read it since I still haven’t finished going through it to write my own review. I tell ya, working on that pesky dissertation just keeps getting in the way. Head over to the review to find out about it well before I will actually get to writing anything up.
MountainTownTrails.com is a website where cyclists can download GPS tracks and maps, mostly for the Rocky Mountains area. Here is a link to the article:
And a link to the MountainTownTrails.com website:
Engadget has an entry on the joys of having your boss always know where you are thanks to Sprint, unless of course you “accidentally” forget your phone.
We have added another feature to the site. Click on the Calendar/Events link to the left or on this handy link. We will be adding all of the events mentioned in the podcast, plus all of the conferences we hear about in the various newsletters we receive, however, if you have an event that is not listed, email us the name, date, location and the URL/contact info and we will add it to the list and mention it on the podcast.