Spot the deliberate mistake ? I am a huge fan of google maps a well designed application and great user expereice, however can you spot the problem on this map of Europe.. Look closely and you will see a error in the text placement routine which means that.. Belgium has swapped places with the Netherlands […]
Author: Ed Parsons
LBS outside the garden
Listening to the Adam Curry podcast this morning, who described using google local on his mobile to give his cab driver directions to a hotel.. LBS is alive and well outside the network operators “walled gardens” it seems.
Gizmondo – LBS games first steps
Happen to be passing the Gizmondo flagship store on Regent Street on Friday and poped in. Gizmondo are a UK based company and are trying to establish a handheld games platform similar at first glance to the PSP or Nintendo DS. What makes the Gizmondo interesting is that is that it is a network device […]
If you work in IT/IS read this..
A lesson to us all who work in IT/IS areas of business from Peter Cochranes blog, which gives an account of trying to connect to a university wifi network as a visitor . I’m pleased to say that at the Ordnance Survey we have an open 802.11 network for vistors to use in public areas, […]
More on Road Charging..
In my last post I commented on the potential of demand based road pricing and drew a comparison with the low cost airline pioneers of this. As Wired reports this is already reality. A section of Interstate 15 North of San Diego ( a busy section of road familar to me from trips to the […]