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Neogeography defined

If you want a quick introduction into the new ways of creating and using Geographic Information, that has got such a lot of us excited, you could not go wrong by handing over $7.99 to the guys at O’Reilly.com for a copy of “An Introduction to Neogeography” by Andrew Turner the guy behind the highearthorbit […]

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Where 2.0 2007 needs you…

O’Reilly have announced the dates of the 2007 Where 2.0 again in San Jose, but now May 29-30 , no longer clashing with the ESRI UC – The online Call for Participation in itself is interesting reading as a good indicator of the range of topics the “undergound” GI Industry now covers. Can’t help but […]

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Tim Berners Lee to Keynote at Terra future 2006

Following on from the success of last years Terra Future event, this year TBL will be the keynote speaker at Terra future 2006 the Ordnance Survey meeting focused on Research and innovation in the use of Geographic Information. We are very pleased to have Tim presenting as OS has had an active research group looking […]

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Where 2.0 Day 2 – It’s all about data..

If yesterdays conference focus was on innovation, (not just push-pin maps !!), today the second and last day of the conference focused on some of the enabling technologies of Where 2.0 – in other words, positioning technologies, GIS software tools and geospatial data. The main story of the day I guess was the continued collective […]

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Where 2.0 Day 1 – Sleeping with the bear..

When I worked in the software industry the term “sleeping with the bear” was often used to describe the relationship between the company I worked for and the partners and independent software vendors who all together provided solutions based on my companies core technology. The analogy follows that it is all very pleasant sleeping with […]