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Google Geography Teacher institute coming to Dublin and London..

After successful events in the US two Google Geo Teachers Institutes are to be held on June 13 and 14  in Dublin, and June 20 and 21, 2012 in London. Both events will be held at the local Google office. The two-day events are free and designed to help teachers get the most from Google’s geography-related products and […]

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Research

Google Research Awards : Two weeks and counting..

The deadline for our next round of Google Research Awards is 11:59pm PDT on April 15, 2012.  The Research Awards are one-year awards structured as unrestricted gifts to universities to support the work of world-class full-time staff members at top universities around the world. Member of academic staff can apply for Research Awards by submitting a proposal […]

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8bit maps..

The retro computing meme continues to gain momentum, just because you are restricted to 8bit computing, there is no reason you should miss out on using Google Maps, so today a new tile set designed for use by the Nintendo Entertainment System has been released.   Happy Memories ? I was more of a Sinclair Spectrum man […]