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Map Middle East

I’m currently attending the Map Middle East 2005 conference in Dubai, and the fantastic cosmopolitan nature of the city is very much reflected in the GI industry of the Middle East – where the highly skilled and massive capacity GI industry of India meets the high technology free market of Europe and the USA resulting […]

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Thoughts

More examples of Flash Maps

A good selection of Flash Election Maps from Kevin Lynch (Chief Software Architect) at Macromedia and some interesting comments on the Adobe acquisition.

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Technology

Must hear – The Triumph of Technology

Just caught the latest of Reith 2005 lectures on Radio 4 delivered by Lord Broers, fantastic stuff looking at the impact of Technology on society and how innovation takes place. You can listen on line at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/reith2005/ and for a week after each lecture download to podcast. Makes you proud of the BBC !! Written […]

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GIS Thoughts

What happens to SVG now ?

With todays purchase of Macromedia by Adobe – what is the future for SVG. For me Adobes support of SVG was a lifelife to lukewarm support from the rest of the industry which supported flash as a platform for developing interactive graphic applications. SVG offers potentially much more than flash for developing data driven applications […]

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GIS

BBC Election Flash map

The BBC today posted an interesting Election map contianing candidate and constituency details for the upcoming election. Its always intersting to see a non-GIS approach to a developing a mini-site like this. I think we have a lot to learn as a industry here from the media on understanding user needs. Also another Flash based […]