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.
Here is a good short article on the power of mapping mash-ups in branding and marketing by Clickz.com
An article on careers in Geography focusing on the technology side of things.
I was too lazy to blog this myself when I saw it last week so I will let the folks over at DownloadSquad do it for me. High resolution imagery is my master…
Here is a link through Cartography to The Globe and Mail showing a map of the plan for the Gaza withdrawal.