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#Geomob just keeps growing

On Friday evening, I went along to the latest meeting of Geomob the developer community event created by Christopher Osborne focused on developments in what used to be called Location Based Services, but which now more sensibly people recognise as mobile applications of GEO technologies. The key difference from the old days (2 years ago […]

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Progress means more helicopters, FTW !

    From the must read xkcd.com, seems others have caught the R/C helicopter bug..   Written and submitted from the Google Office,Zurich

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Street VIew Thoughts

Blobbed City Life

  Just read a very interesting blog post by  Mark Easton of the BBC on “Blobbing” the process of  masking the identity of people from public imagery; while at the same time examining in the most extreme detail the life of  “so called” celebrities. Mark makes a very good point as to how history will judge our decisions, […]

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Thoughts on Being Location Aware

I really enjoyed attending last nights mashup* – Being-Location-Aware Event in London’s Docklands, after a busy day with the Street View launch in the UK, it was great to have a few drinks amongst a crowd of geeks 🙂 Privacy was again a major topic of debate, even if the rather self-selecting audience felt is was less […]

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StateoftheMap 2009 Call for Papers

The call for papers for always one of the most interesting conference has just been announced. StateoftheMap 2009 is the conference to discuss all thinks to do with the ground breaking Open Street Map Project, and this year will be held in Amsterdam in July This is much more than a gathering of people who like to ride bikes […]