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Thoughts

Blue is the colour.. again !!

Sorry Dr. Maguire, better luck next year !

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Technology

edparsons.com nominated for 2006 New Media Awards

My Blog has been nominated for this years New Statesman New Media Award, in the Modernising government category, which aims to highlight “the most innovative use of new media technology to improve efficiency and modernise services at any level of government.” While I’m very pleased to be nominated, I am most proud of the fact […]

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GIS

Google maps does Europe

Google maps (not local any more) now has street level mapping of most of Europe, expanding out from the mapping which has been available for the UK. As in the UK most of the mapping appears to be from Tele Atlas, with various imagery companies providing the imagery. Also new is a very nice dynamic […]

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GIS

The Geography of second life

Are you one of the addicted citizens of Second Life yet ? For those not familiar with it, Second Life is an on-line virtual world, in which you can interact with a community of 100,000 users from all around the world. The reason Second Life is generating so much buzz at the moment, it is […]

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GIS

OSGB National Grid – get it here for free !!

The OS has just launched a commercial service through partners to provide a highly accurate real-time positioning service based on GPS called OSNet. This launch overshadowed the redevelopment of the Free (Yes Free !!) resources that are provided to users of GPS in Great Britain which includes a software library for software developers to translate […]