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June 23, 2011

GIS app!

Finally, an iPhone app to easily record GIS Information

from the article:

Besides displaying the GPS coordinates of a geographic location, iGPSGIS also provides a powerful user interface to facilitate the following tasks:

Create sampling grids

Display Google Map as the background map

Import Shapefiles

Collect multi-layer GPS/GIS data

Digitize points, lines and areas

Assign symbols and attributes to Features

View/Edit the collected data

View the area of an enclosed region

June 16, 2011

Computer helps solve Bloom's riddle

Happy Bloomsday!

From the article:

"Good puzzle would be cross Dublin without passing a pub," according to Leopold Bloom, the main character of James Joyce's Ulysses.

Just in time for Bloomsday, an Irish computer programmer thinks he's cracked one of Dublin's oldest mazes.


June 8, 2011

Fantasy Maps

Though the geographies may not actually exist, they are still quite interesting...

Fantasy Maps