AGI LBS Thoughts

The Weasley Clock and Google Latitude a mashup waiting to happen

In the UK there is a saying about waiting ages for a bus and then two come along at the same time. In the world of location based or context based computing it’s not exactly the case that there is little happening, but yesterday produced two interesting stories. I had the pleasure on presenting at […]

Android iphone LBS

Contextual Computing and The Informed Traveller

I’m speaking next week at the Location and Timing Forum who are holding a special meeting on the informed traveller, in other words providing contextual services to travellers. Next week the meeting is at the National Physical Laboratory in Teddington, so I won’t really be needing much in the way of contextual services to get me there […]

LBS Ordnance Survey Thoughts

iPhone OS 3.0 loves location.

As Brady from O’Reilly pointed out early this week, the new iPhone 3.0 software and new iPhone 3G S have some major improvements that will further accelerate the development of exciting new location aware applications. The iPhone now joins the two Android powered HTC phones in having a high quality networked assisted GPS, a digital […]


My Presentation from Being Digital

I have has a number of requests to share my very short slide desk from this weeks, Being Digital Event.. so here it is – Congratulations to Simon, Tony and Emma on a great event. Written and submitted from the SPOT Image User Conference, Toulouse.

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A different perspective of London

I gave a presentation at the Digital Cities Seminar yesterday and was fascinated by some of the maps Sir Terry Farrell showed as part of his presentation which will be featured in his new book Shaping London. It is always refreshing to look at how people other than cartographers choose to represent geospatial information, the image below taken from Terry’s presentation show the […]