Best of the Blogs 5 February 2013

By on 5 February, 2013


The Conversation has a post all about Google’s recent launch of its crowd-sourced map of North Korea, which discusses the feat, as well as its potential political impact.

eGov AU investigates, after the recent announcement by Twitter that 100% of elected US Senators, and 90% of representatives use Twitter, just how many Australian politicians use the service.

Science Alert has a release describing a new monitoring tool, developed by the CSIRO, that will help gain information on the stability of Australia’s forests and greenhouse balance.

Cameron Shorter has a post wishing the OSGeo Foundation a happy 7th birthday, and outlining some of the stats behind the foundation.

The AnyGeo Blog has details on a new Twitter map that maps the world’s tweets in real-time. It’s a very cool thing to watch in action.

Google Maps Mania has a post that shows off an interesting take on the standard photo maps seen around the web. This one is actually a heat map of popular Panoramo locations, helping you find those places that are particularly photogenic.

LiDAR news has a post describing the need for a unified 3D model – that is, one that incorporates CAD, GIS, point clouds, energy related, video, you name it. A salient point, indeed, especially as the popularity of 3D data is growing so rapidly.

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