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Links for 24 April 2008

Milliways: Play the legendary game Once upon a time, I used to love playing infocoms classic interpretation of the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, the brilliant waxy.org, brings news of the unfinished sequel Milliways, which has been found, and is playable !! Location aware twitter comes to the iPhone I just don’t see the point […]

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Google Earth

Can you tell where it is yet…

On of the most asked for features when talking to “professional” users of Google Earth, is the most basic piece of metadata, image acquisition date. Well, one of the least remarked features in the 4.3 version of Google Earth which was released last week is the ability to at least discover the year the image […]

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Thoughts Transport

The problem with T5

Is people… Having had my first experience of Heathrow Terminal 5 this week, I was expecting from all the media reports something not much better than the original Heathrow Aerodrome of 1946, including the tents !! I’m pleased to say overall, I was very happy with the experience, however there are still a few problems, […]

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Links for 17 April 2008

Geographic Naming continued Excellent, thoughtful post by Mikel on the problem of Geographic Naming on Internet Maps, as for Cyprus, like Wokingham in OSM, we still need to do it 🙂 Sea level rise Mash-up Interesting way to visualise the potential impacts of Sea Level Rise, from an organisation called Global Warming Art, who are […]

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Data Policy

David Rhind to head APPSI

Excellent news from the Free our Data campaign blog, David Rhind well respected in the UK GI industry, and ex-DG of the Ordnance Survey is to be the new Chair of the Advisory Panel on Public Sector Information. His insider knowledge will be very valuable in moving the debate of making public sector information more […]