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Time magazine and web 2.0

Time Magazine, the popular choice of travellers at airport bookstores every year publishes it’s Person of the Year special. In the past Time has recognised such figures as Winston Churchill, Ronald Reagan, The Apollo 8 astronauts, John F. Kennedy, and last year Bono, Bill and Melinda Gates. This year in an inspired piece of journalism, […]

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GIS Thoughts web 2.0

Openspace.. and other mash up catch ups !!

I can’t believe it’s nearly a month since the UK Mash-up event, I have literally not had a chance to stop and catch my thoughts about the event. It was technically interesting and I think it had quite a big impact on some of the OS staff who attended, who for the first time in […]

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GIS web 2.0

Web 2.0 for the suits

Tim O’Rilley has successfully developed the Web2.0 label, and is now exploiting the interest of “Big” Business  by writing a report Web 2.0 Principles and Best Practices: ” with John Musser of ProgrammableWeb.com The report based on the now classic web2.0 paper is aimed at a market beyond the normal “alpha geek”, instead O’Reily are […]