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LBS when ?

I was part of a panel today at the The Mobility Summit an event organised by the European Technology Forum and Cnet Networks. The panel discussed the emergence of more precisely the lack of emergence of Location Based Services as a section of the mobile data industry. The point I argued, as I have before, […]

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London can take it..

Following today’s bombings,commenting on Geodata and technology does not seem too relevant today. However these words spoken over 60 years ago seem just right today. “These cruel, wanton, indiscriminate bombings of London are, of course, a part of Hitler’s invasion plans. He hopes, by killing large numbers of civilians, and women and children, that he […]

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Not your grandfathers GIS textbook!!

Spent the weekend flicking through a very cool new book on GI and GIS technologies, “Mapping Hacks” a product of the people behind the mapping hacks website. This is great stuff, it bites off all the basic principles of GeoData in small chunks, from the perspective of someone actually trying to build practical solutions. This […]

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Where 2.0 – a wake up call ?

Daniel H. Stienberg pens a review of the where 2.0 conference at O’Reilly Network: The How and Who of Where. A whole new sector of the GI market is emerging based on open IT standards, and collaborative development. The old guard of the established mapping agencies needs to take note, although their core business will […]

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Google Sightseeing

Just came upon this, site while researching my talk for next weeks cc Exchange conference at the OS in Southampton. Another Google Maps API app but great fun, love this picture of a Tomcat in flight…