Thursday, December 31, 2009

Snowy blizzard in Boise. No "Blue Moon" photo tonight, New Years Eve. Maybe next time.
Happy New Year everyone!

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Watched video "A marvellous humming bird display" mating display of spatuletail filmed in slow motion (via @petapixel)
There is a "Blue Moon" on New Year's Eve. First time since 1990. Explanation via I'll try to photo

Monday, December 28, 2009

Read "Cities embrace mobile apps, 'Gov 2.0" Trend to new era of grassroots democracy. (Via @ JeffHarrison)

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Structured Data is one of Top 5 Web Trends of 2009. Web service examples provided (via @PulseonTech @ReadWriteWeb)

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Read / "Big oil gets the biggest U.S. energy subsidies of all" (via @timoreilly @seanjoreilly)
Google Maps adopting US NDSI & provides updated & authoritative national & local data to the public (via @jeffHarrison)

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

RT @petapixel: Amazing vanishing point photography:

Monday, December 21, 2009

Read Naomi Klein's article today "For Obama, No Opportunity Too Big to Blow"

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Read @hrheingold / best "Why use Twitter" piece. (via @timoreilly @jamesoreilly)
Read "The Google Maps Data API & Google Fusion API News" simple solutions to 80% of queries (via James Fee GIS Blog)
Produced a 3D Google Earth & Google map Watershed Restoration project in Alaska with 360 panoramas and HD videos.
NASA 10yr time lapse satellite images (Yellowstone & other global locations) - some in Google Earth (via @JeffHarrison)

Thursday, December 17, 2009

New iPhone GIS App ( Geographic Information System Layers) Idaho included (via Integrity Logic)
Watched video & played audio "Colliding Auroras Produce Explosions of Light" (via NASA News)

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Watched video showing "A new way to unfold the Earth's surface produces a new kind of map" (via @novaspivack)
Read Nova Spivack blog post - "The Web Wide World -- The Web Spreads Into the Physical World"

Monday, December 14, 2009

Checked out "BirdsEye!" New iPhone App harnesses the power of eBird. " Best invention since binoculars.(via
Reviewed "All About Birds "Take Part in the Scientific Process with Citizen Science" (via Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
Read Jose Antonio Vargas "Transcript: Q&A with Al Gore" on the "Internet & Future of American Politics."
Read Jose Antonio Vargas article -"The Goracle -- Al Gore, the Internet and the Future of American Politics."

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Checked out the Encyclopedia of Life's snazzy new "Learning + Education Website."

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Looked at absolutely fantastic photographs of "Spiral Blue Light" in sky above Norway. (via @petapixel)
Read commentary by Olivia Judson, " A Wild Celebration" - 2010 is the 'International Year of Biodiversity'

Sunday, December 06, 2009

Read "Why Citizen Participation May Be An Illusion" and comments. via Andrea DiMaio Blog.

Friday, December 04, 2009

New generation of US Topo maps are available at no cost in a GeoPDF Format. Free tools allow editing.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

via Ron Lake's Blog - GeoWeb and the "Internet of Things" /Internet + Internet of Things = Wisdom of the Earth /Chinese