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Links for 30 July 2008

Placespotting A interesting idea, a simple game that works like a visual crossword puzzle,  uses the Google Maps infrastructure to create a zoomed in image of an area which you must identify from a global maps using the clue provided.  So for example, this place is.. In the heart of Europa, but not EU This bridge is next to a famous wooden […]

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Links for 20 May 2008

Gordon Browns speech at Google Zeitgeist yesterday, it great to see the UK Government really beginning to use tools like Earth to publish their data, there is still a long way to go of course, but this is a great example from the top ! Android and LBS More of the LBS potential of Android […]

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Links for 29 April 2008

GeoWeb 2008 Conference registration open GeoWeb, one of the highest quality GIS GI conferences held every year in beautiful Vancouver is open for Registration Apple Store staff become Star Trek cast members According to ifoapplestore.com, Apple Store staff are to wear colour coded shirts denoting their expertise with slogans specifc to their jobs, Specialists in […]

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Links for 24 April 2008

Milliways: Play the legendary game Once upon a time, I used to love playing infocoms classic interpretation of the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, the brilliant waxy.org, brings news of the unfinished sequel Milliways, which has been found, and is playable !! Location aware twitter comes to the iPhone I just don’t see the point […]

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Links for 17 April 2008

Geographic Naming continued Excellent, thoughtful post by Mikel on the problem of Geographic Naming on Internet Maps, as for Cyprus, like Wokingham in OSM, we still need to do it 🙂 Sea level rise Mash-up Interesting way to visualise the potential impacts of Sea Level Rise, from an organisation called Global Warming Art, who are […]