July 31, 2010

The Art of “Goography”

Posted by josediacono @ 9:14 am under Uncategorized

View the moon and planets too on Google Earth

Alan Noble wrote The Art of “Goography” using Google to teach Geography for Victorian Geography teachers but its links to other “how to” instructions make it a good starting point to anyone getting into Google mashups

May 10, 2010

Case Studies

Posted by josediacono @ 5:20 pm under Uncategorized

I am a great believer in giving examples when trying to explain technology and its benefits.  Here are some great ones from the UKCrystal Palace transmitter coverage

http://www.iggi.gov.uk/caseStudies.php

Digital Switchover started on October 17th 2007 and involves converting every UK TV transmitter from analogue to digital. The BBC uses GIS data to predict the coverage areas of these transmitters across the UK and so to provide advice to consumers who might need to change their receiving aerials.

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