Sunday, December 21, 2008

First Global Map of Human Impact on Marine Ecosystems

Thursday, December 11, 2008

geocoding unstructured addresses in India

After traveling to India this Fall and beginning the work on a collaborative GIS project with students from the Indo-Asian Academy I am happy to see Microsoft Research India working on a way to geocode addresses in countries lacking a standard addressing scheme like the United States.  While in India, I was wondering how you would perform geocoding in a country growing so fast with infrastructure stack on top of infrastructure not to mention the vast diversity of housing that would be required to geocode.

Here are a couple of posts on the topic ...

blogger gets it's location on

via GeoRSS. Tag your post with location to allow people to search based on geography. Available through only.  See the location link below ... nice.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Street view for Asheville is up today

The Google vans were spotted around town 6 - 9 months ago collecting street view data and today it is available. See if you can find a friend or yourself walking down the street ...

GPS goes civilian today in 1993 ....

Secretary of Defense opens the GPS system to civilian use on December 8th, 1993... and I was using it the next year.

Read more here...