Posts By: Gary

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    A trip to Amsterdam in July

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    I’m taking a trip to Amsterdam between July 10th and July 12th to attend State of the Map 2009.

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    A trip to Sunnyvale in May

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    I’m taking a trip to Sunnyvale between May 17th and May 30th to attend Where 2.0 in San Jose and catch up with all my colleagues at the Yahoo! mothership on First Avenue.

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    The Album Cover Meme

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    Twitter can expand your horizons or just make wasting time a pleasure; here’s a good example thanks to @SianySianySiany – the Album Cover meme. It’s devastingly simple. Here’s how it works: First you need a name for your band or group. Fire up Wikipedia, click on “Random article” or on this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random. The title of the… Read more »

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    Latitude Media Coverage Needs More Latitude

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    A product launch from Google is accompanied by a massive media campaign that reaches far beyond the techy demographic; Google is a consumer brand these days and their messaging generates headlines in both traditional and new media. This is a good thing; right? It’s certainly high profile messaging, Ted Dziuba writing in the UK based… Read more »

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    An Unscientific View of Location Usage in London

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    With the Yahoo! Geo Technologies sponsored, London #geomob meetup coming up this week, this weekend I took a look at how many companies were actively using location within London. No easy task. After much web searching this weekend I took a trawl through those companies tagged as being in London in CrunchBase, the database of… Read more »

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    Nestoria Interview

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    Hot on the heels of last week’s Fire Eagle presentation I was  granted the privilege of an interview by Nestoria’s Ed Freyfogle; the interview is now up on Nestoria’s blog.

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    First #geomob Meetup

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    Last night I presented a deck on Fire Eagle at the first London Geo/Mobile Developers Meetup, held at Google’s UK headquarters in Victoria; the full write up is here.

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    BCS North London and BCS Geospatial SG

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    Last night I presented a deck on Mobile Location Based Services at the British Computer Society in an event organised by the North London Branch of the BCS and the BCS Geospatial Specialist Group at the BCS headquarters in Covent Garden; the full write up is here.

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    Good Customer Service? Surely Some Mistake

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    I freely admit that this is a sweeping generalisation but customer service in the US is generally quite good whereas customer service in the UK is really quite crap; it doesn’t seem to give any form of service to the customer – which we seem to accept in the UK. Even for US companies which… Read more »

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    What’s In Your Dock?

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    It’s not original and it’s been done so many times before but … what’s in your dock and where is it? Mine’s at the bottom of the screen, hiding off, magnification off. On the left hand side there’s the the Finder, Dashboard, Mail, Firefox, Safari, Adium, Vienna, Address Book, iTunes and iCal. In the middle… Read more »