|Google Maps Mania|
The Startup Streets of San Francisco
Startups Streets San Francisco is a CartoDB road map of the Californian city in which all the roads are renamed for the city's largest startup companies.
The map isn't based on the location of San Francisco's startup companies but on the level of funding of each company. The companies with the biggest funding are assigned to the biggest San Francisco streets and the funding levels are based on|
|03 Aug 2015|
November 2011: York Archaeology wins Queen's Anniversary Prize
The Department of Archaeology at York University, which hosts the ADS, has been given a Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education. Introduced following the 40th Anniversary of the Queen's reign in 1992, the prizes, which rank alongside the Queen's Awards for Industry are awarded biennially for 'work of exceptional quality and of broad benefit either nationally or internationally'. This is the fifth to be conferred on the university in 15 years, only the second time it has been awarded to a whole Department.
|02 Aug 2015|
|The Map Room|
New Maps of Ceres and Pluto
|As I predicted, a new global map of Pluto has been released that incorporates the imagery that has been downlinked so far from the New Horizons flyby: with gridlines, without gridlines. If nothing...|
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|29 Jul 2015|
The Planning Inspector visited recently to adjudicate on the massive wind turbine application on the slopes of Shelfield Hill, which was turned down but has gone to appeal - . Walton Spire (sometimes referred to as 'The Nelson Cross' stands on a plateau 2 miles N.E of Nelson, Lancashire, and about half a mile S.W of Castercliffe Hillfort. The spire was erected by the Rev'd R.T.Wroe-Walton of nearby Marsden Hall between 1830-40.
|26 Jul 2015|
The good, the bad, and the unstructured… Open data in cultural heritage
I was in London this week for the Linked Pasts event, where I presented on trends and practices for open data in cultural heritage. Linked Pasts was a colloquium put on by the Pelagios project (Leif Isaksen, Elton Barker and Rainer Simon with Pau de Soto). I really enjoyed the other papers, which included thoughtful, … Continue reading The good, the bad, and the unstructured… Open data in cultural heritage
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|22 Jul 2015|
Noise Map (High Speed 2 Rail Impact)
|Noise Map (High Speed 2 Rail Impact)
A nice visualization of the impact of potential Noise traveling around the new High Speed Link (known as HS2)
The project to create a faster...|
Map and GIS News finding blog. With so many Maps and GIS sites online now it is hard to find the good from the not so good. This blog tries to cut the cream and provide you with the newest, fastest, cleanest and most user friendly maps that are available online. News has location and it is mapped.
|26 May 2015|
Without a federal UK, a reluctant ‘Yes’
|Like many other Scots resident outside Scotland, I have been following the referendum intently with a mixture of pride, envy and angst. Proud that as a nation it has engaged so fully in debate, envy that I (rightly) couldn’t take part, and angst because even now I find it hard to decide upon a vote I […]|
|17 Sep 2014|
|UK Archaeology Conferences|
In, Out and In Between: Dynamics of Cultural Borders
|17/10/2012-19/10/2012: Session focussing on dialectical relations between culture, social relations and landscape, with special interest in the reflections of ethnic boundaries in material culture..|
|03 Jul 2012|
|Computing, GIS and Archaeology in the UK|
Portable GIS vs OSGeo Live
Over the last couple of weeks, a few people have asked me the same question, which is (to paraphrase) “what’s the difference between Portable GIS and OSGeo Live or USB GIS?”. You get asked something once, and that’s fine, but more than that and it’s worth a blog post! The main difference between the two [...]|
|23 Mar 2012|
Scientists discover Oetzi's last meal
|Oetzi's body was discovered in 1991 inside a glacier near the mountainous border between Italy and Austria, where it had been naturally mummified about 5300 years ago. Previous analysis concluded...|
|18 Dec 2011|
|Professional GIS / GPS Developers Google Group|
New stable version of gvSIG Desktop available: gvSIG 1.9
A new stable version of gvSIG Desktop has been released: gvSIG Desktop |
It's available on the Downloads section of the gvSIG website:
This new version has many new features which are listed next.
|12 Nov 2009|
|Online Archaeology Blog|
OPEN ARCHIVE - a new web based system for accessing our past
|The wealth of information gathered by local archaeological groups and societies on excavations, surveys and documentary research is one of the important sources of data for the study of archaeology in the UK. Currently, this archive of British archaeology is stored locally, within libraries and local history centres as well as with the originating group [...]|
|16 Sep 2009|