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Folder and file synchronisation
As I've mentioned before backup is the cornerstone to any serious use of IT and any good backup strategy will involve some form of file/folder synchronisation....

posted on: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 | path: /computing | permanent link to this entry

Update: Enormous Google Earth images
And since my last post it would appear that whilst Google still use the same tile encoding system, they are also using a new one which means it isn't compatible with Super Googer. The good people at Super Googer have updated their code so that you just have to put in the lat/long (in decimal degrees) of the top left corner. Combine that with Google Earth Mapper (which lets you grab the lat/long of the GE cursor) and you have an easy way of grabbing BIIIIIIG images.

posted on: Sun, 26 Oct 2008 | path: /GIS | permanent link to this entry

Citations Alert!
Life as an academic is often described as "publish or perish." And to a certain extent this is true, with the mantra that you are only as good as your last paper....

posted on: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 | path: /publications | permanent link to this entry

Elvis has entered the building
Well as good as..... ArcGIS 9.3 is finally here. 14 years, 8 months, 27 days, 4 hours, 3 minutes and 32 seconds after the USA....

posted on: Thu, 16 Oct 2008 | path: /GIS | permanent link to this entry

O happy day....
Yes, it's finally happened, the student loan is fully and completely paid off. And they were so polite, thanking me for my custom. Only 18 years after I took it out. Now that was a worthwhile investment.... For my American audience. Read it and weep!

posted on: Mon, 06 Oct 2008 | path: /fun | permanent link to this entry

University initiations
Following on from the previous post, the UK news has recently been covering university initiations, the so-called "coming of age" induction in to university clubs....

posted on: Fri, 03 Oct 2008 | path: /fun | permanent link to this entry