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Thoughts web 2.0

Web 2.0 in 5 minutes..

Just came across a link to this YouTube video which is doing the rounds at the moment. If you are having trouble explaining how or why Web 2.0 is important or different to anybody, it would be 5 minutes well spent… Just needs a little bit about KML methinks 🙂 Written and submitted from home, […]

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GIS web 2.0

Geoware

You can almost sense the building excitement around the development of “Neogeography” services and applications, following on from yesterdays very positive news from Plazes, I have just realised that I am presenting at the Geoware event next month with its founder Felix Petersen. Geoware is the perfect example of the new more innovative approach now […]

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LBS web 2.0

How much is Neogeography worth ?

Could be quite a lot ! Techcruch report that Plazes the European LBS/Social networking website has raised €2.7 million of VC funding. Not bad for a system with a small but growing user base, OK this is not in the realms of youtube yet, but clearly the potential value of such services is recognised, as […]

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GIS web 2.0

Mash-up lessons for e-Government

I was asked to speak yesterday at the e-Government National Awards Conference at the Savoy, in London – very nice gig btw!!! I was presenting on the potential impact of web 2.0 approaches and the development of mash-up applications to future e-Government services. Coincidently a perfect example of what I was suggesting as a future […]

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GIS web 2.0

Nestoria Interview

Nestoria, a real UK based Web 2.0 success story, have an interview with me on their company blog. If you are not sure of the business impact of the use of mash-up technology, and the difference the widespread availability of geospatial data and tools is making to new innovative businesses you should look at what […]