Posts Tagged: nottingham

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    I Was A Map Nerd As A Child

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    In October of 2012, whilst sorting through my father’s personal effects, I was proud to find that I wasn’t the first map nerd in the family and that maps seemed to mean as much to my Dad as they do to me. Lumped in with my father’s posessions were also some things from my childhood… Read more »

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    W3G 2011; Musings On A Geo Unconference

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    On September 20th, with a new venue and a new tag line, the second W3G (un)conference kicked off the annual three day UK geo-fest that is formed of one day’s worth of W3G followed in quick succession by two day’s worth of AGI GeoCommunity. After last year’s inaugural geo-festivities in Stratford-upon-Avon, this year W3G grabbed… Read more »

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    Geo on the Horizon at Horizon Geo

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    Last Friday I ventured north to Nottingham, along with Ed Parsons, Steven Feldman and Muki Haklay to attend the one day Supporting the Contextual Footprint event run by the Horizon Digital Economy Research institute at the University of Nottingham. Along the way I discovered a manner of tracking my journey that I’d hadn’t previously considered, but that’s covered… Read more »

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    Deliberately (and Unexpectedly) Tracking My Journey

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    I’ve been tracking my journey and in doing so inadvertently uncovered a sea change in the way in which we view the whole thorny issue of location tracking. Yesterday, Ed Parsons and I drove from London to Nottingham and back to attend the one day Supporting the Contextual Footprint event run by the Horizon Digital… Read more »