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To see further you need to build new telescopes

A much needed call to action from Alex Singleton, but I don't underestimate how hard this will be to achieve. There remains I'm afraid a cultural view within many Geography Departments against GIS let alone programming and the current generation of students entering higher education have no background in coding from school.    It's a […]

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Why Datums matter..

A nice article that lifts the lid on all the complexity we try to hid with tools like Google Earth.. and explains why the prime meridian at Greenwich is not the same on your iPhone !#blog What Happens to Google Maps When Tectonic Plates Move? | Critical Opalescence, Scientific American Blog Network A couple of […]

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Homeward Bound

It’s great to finally see this story told so well. It’s a truly uplifting demonstration of just what can happen when access to information changes peoples lives.. So for those days when you ask yourself if what you do in geo matters, just watch this video..

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CERN in Street View

Another example of street view taking you to a place you are not likely to visit, CERN is the largest particle physics laboratory in the world and if you look carefully you might find a Higgs Boson !   #blog   CERN – Street View This post has been reshared 4 times on Google+ View […]