Apple GIS

What if Microsoft made iPods.. and GIS was designed by Apple ?

I came across a great video last night at the tao of mac blog, what if the Microsoft package design team was responsible for creating the iPod box.. The video (beware wmv format) is funny but contains a really powerful message, how often do we in the geospatial industry over complicate the design of our […]

AGI GIS opensource

More details of UK Opensource GIS meeting

As mentioned a couple of weeks ago, The AGI Technical SIG is organising a meeting in Cambridge on the 27th April, there is now a detailed agenda. The use of Open-Source software has become increasingly prevalent in many areas of information technology. For example, the majority of web sites run on open-source web server software […]

GIS Technology

BBC investigates Mobile tracking

Earlier this year I was a guest on a BBC radio programme looking into Geospatial technology, one of the topics of debate was the growing industry of tracking. Now the BBC has followed this up on their World Service Programme Click this week. Although the report perhaps overplays the accuracy of mobile phone based tracking […]

GIS Thoughts

GIS Developments from Asia

I have always had a great deal of time for Sanjay Kumar and his team behind the excellent Asian GIS magazine, GIS Development, and was very happy to contribute an article for their embedded GIS issue. I don’t think GIS Development and the geospatial activities taking place in Asia, and in India and the Middle […]


Where 2.0 Conference 2006 Registration now open !!

The most talked about conference of last year, was Where 2.0 and organisers O’Reilly have now opened the 2006 Conference for registration, this year a few miles south in San Jose. Well worth a visit for the non traditional GI industry view of the world.