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GIS

GI-Days 2007 – Young Researchers Forum announced

I was passed this “call for papers” this week for the GI-Days 2007 a GI Research Forum event in Germany aimed at Young Researchers. Sounds like a fantastic opportunity, I will try to attend myself ! GI-Days 2007 Young Researchers Forum September 10-12, 2007 Münster, Germany http://www.gi-days.de —————————— TOPICS AND TARGET GROUP GI-Days 2007 will […]

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GIS neogeography OGC

Mass-market standards

This week finds me in Sunny Zürich one of Googles Global Engineering hubs, learning how  the Google machine works and trying to catch up on a weeks worth of email.. Last week while I sheltered from the storms lashing New York, (so much for spring as the best time to visit !!) with the family, […]

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GPS

Suffering from a slow N95 GPS ?

Having taken delivery of my new Nokia N95 this week, as much as I love all of the rest of the phone the performance of the GPS and in particular it’s speed to obtain it’s first fix was driving me mad – to the extent I went back to the vodafone store to talk to […]

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Google Maps Thoughts

A new urban cartography online

Ok so my head is still spinning… but I just had to comment on the latest development to Google maps which went live yesterday and which provide a “2.5D” view of some major US cities and Tokyo – I just love the simpicity of this rendering, it povides the much needed sense of place, but […]

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AGI Thoughts

AGI moves with the times…

The AGI 2007 Conference blogsite is now live, an interesting way to track progress running up to this years AGI conference, which itself is a radical departure from previous years… Make sure you comment if you have anything to say, this type of openness in the way the AGI works should be applauded. I sure […]