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Financial Markets
Nothing to do with GIS, but the collapse of the financial markets has been making such headlines, even more so in the UK with the ex-CEO of the Royal Bank of Scotland being given a nice tidy 16M pension (you read that right) which he can take from age 50 entitling him to a rather pleasant 650K per year for life....

posted on: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 | path: /fun | permanent link to this entry

Microsoft's Earth
We had Johannes Kebeck from the Virtual Earth team at Microsoft (covering EMEA) talking at Kingston this week....

posted on: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 | path: /GIS | permanent link to this entry

The Cookie Cutter: a method for obtaining a quantitative 3D description of glacial bedforms
Smith, M.J., Rose, J. and Gousie, M.B. Geomorphology, 108, 209-218. Recording the position and attributes of subglacial bedforms, particularly drumlins, is paramount in determining the extent, and dynamics, of former ice sheets....

posted on: Sat, 21 Feb 2009 | path: /publications/journals | permanent link to this entry

Dial2Do
I'm a big fan of David Allen's Getting Things Done and one of his mantras is to clear your mind of all the things you need to remember and to keep it clear....

posted on: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 | path: /computing | permanent link to this entry

EThOS
The British Library have just launched an online beta service supplying theses from UK Higher Education institutions....

posted on: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 | path: /publications | permanent link to this entry

UK Satellite Launcher?
An interesting article at the BBC this week reporting an initial proposal to develop a UK developed/based satellite launcher....

posted on: Sat, 07 Feb 2009 | path: /remote_sensing | permanent link to this entry