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Where Conference

2.0 is rather passé in tech circles these days, so it now the O’Reilly’s Where Conference! The annual meeting of the Geo tribes, this year takes place in downtown San Francisco in early April. This is, despite the competition, the main conference to attend and along with it’s unofficial Wherecamp sister (this years date and […]

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My ENTER2012 presentation

Yesterday I had the pleasure to present at the ENTER2012 eTourism conference in Helsingborg, Sweden. The ENTER conference is an excellent combination of academics and practitioners, a mix that other industry conferences would do well to replicate. My presentation was on the continuing innovation is geospatial technology and how the addition of both social and […]

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Find a hotel using isochrones

One of the benefits of getting comprehensive public transport information fully integrated in Google Maps is the potential to include public transport in all forms of local search. An example of this is the experiment launched over the weekend to search for hotels based upon a travel time from a location. In the example below […]

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Multi-Modal travel planning comes to Google Maps !

This has been a very long time in coming, finally national travel planning become easier as Google Maps now includes information on National train routes and timetables. The National Rail information joins local transit data, to offer true national multi-modal travel planning to users of Google Maps on the web, and more importantly mobile via […]

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If you learnt ICT from a BBC, Sinclair or Atari, read on..

If you are a tech-savy parent and are wondering how you can help your children learn useful ICT skills after the well deserved criticism of the GCSE IT curriculum, buy a Raspberry Pi when they go on sale and let your kinds discover computers perhaps in the way you did ? Oh, did I mention […]