Release of Microsoft Virtual Earth Beta

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The beta version of Microsoft’s Virtual Earth has gone live at http://virtualearth.msn.com/ So far, it doesn’t have the bells and whistles that Google Earth can boast, and I think that the black and white imagery doesn’t match up to Google’s color imagery. It may be that Microsoft is working on some additional unique functionality, but […]

Show notes for AVSP Episode 01

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This episode is generally an introduction of things to come. We will be focusing on Geography and geospatial technologies, with an eye to bring a discussion of Geography to a broader audience. With the ever broadening use of geospatial technologies such as internet mapping and GPS this clearly a good time to try to share […]

MSN Virtual Earth

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Microsoft’s Virtual Earth http://virtualearth.msn.com will begin its Beta on Monday. As according to the following blog it was up for a short while over the weekend, but is back down. So for those of you who hear me rambling on the podcast about this, it was being recorded during this sneak peek. Chandu Thota’s WebLog […]