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Never let Geography get in the way of your political agenda..

We all know maps can be made to lie, but this is ridiculous !! Seems the influence of Iran on the Middle East is greater than we first thought… Written and submitted from home (51.425N, 0.331W)

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GeoWeb Conference call for papers

I have not attended the GeoWeb Conference for the past few years, but the annual international conference in Vancouver has been a highlight event in the years I was able make it. The conference represents an interesting middle ground between the very much industry dominated conference of  Where 2.0 and Location Business Summit and academic conferences where the  focus is […]

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Google Research awards winter deadline 1st February

Every year Google accepts research proposals for small grants awarded to researchers at academic institutions working on projects which in general terms improve access to information. Google funds Research Awards with very few restrictions and retains no intellectual property from the research itself, indeed there is an expectation that results from the research are open sourced and widely published. Geospatial […]

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Because the world is not flat..

A rather geeky first post for the New Year,  but that’s no bad thing. So the launch of an interesting if niche extension to the Google Maps javascript api, you can read Thor’s blog post here, but as of today you can now use a new library of functions as an addition to the javascript api to carry […]