Contents tagged with Geospatial
What happens when you take open government data, Twitter, Bing maps and Windows 8? A whole lot of mash up awesome sauce. I’d like to introduce you to JobsRadar, an app my team has been working on to showcase the use of Windows 8 in the public sector. As the name implies, the focus of JobsRadar is …
Earlier this month, I spoke at the 2012 COM Geo conference. The organizers of the event have produced two highlights reels. You have to see some of the topics to believe them. #ReallySmartPeople COM.Geo 2012 Keynotes Highlights (2 minutes) COM.Geo 2012 Panels Highlights (3 minutes 39 …
My very first Channel9 video is now online and it’s about gaming and geolocation. Although those may be two topics you wouldn’t ordinarily combine, watch the video to see why and how it’s done.
Most people know that geo-location services can raise some privacy concerns, but who would think that universities are leading the charge on geo-location services? Maybe the smart phone is a little too smart. Courtesy of: Online Colleges [found via AllTop]
It turns out that the onboard clocks on the GPS satellites have to be slowed down so that they appear to run accurately from the surface of the earth. Why? Due to relativity, gravity and motion. Watch the video. Very interesting.
In this TED talk by Sarah Parcak, she talks about integrating satellite imagery in archeology. Using this technology, archeologists found a city lost for thousands of years. It’s interesting to note how they used topology data from NASA. What else is out there?