MapTrawler While experimenting with bbox.me, more than a year ago, I came up with an interesting search method, “Map Trawling.” In short the method can be described as: Find out placenames within a certain area. Feed all these placenames as keywords into a search-engine. The result is: Geographic information, Maps, Transit information, Municipal plans, Tourist…Continue reading Map Trawling the Web – the unusual way to geographic information
Recently my mother found a handheld game while cleaning out some old stuff in the parents house. It was my first electronic game, bought somewhere close to 1978 in London. So today I put in a fresh battery and fired it up. Certainly good quality as it started right away. Notice the message “IF GAME…Continue reading Battlestar Galactica – the game as it should be played
A great piece of advice on Twitter today: I guess this means You should leave no comments/trace in the code and definately only check in data anonymously… /Ulf
In 2004, the EU ordered Microsoft to pay the largest fine ever handed out by the organization, $794 million. According to Wikipedia the background was: Novell claimed that Microsoft was blocking competitors out of the market through anti-competitive practice. Sun Microsystems complained about the lack of disclosure of some of the interfaces to Windows NT.…Continue reading Denietary systems
As we just finished moving the site to a new server we switched the blog-engine. We found no better solution than copying and pasting the existing blog posts. As a result the posts all had new dates. I have now manually corrected the dates (and exact time) ! /Ulf
This great article is a must read from Douglas R. Caldwell: http://www.sunysb.edu/libmap/coordinates/seriesa/no2/a2.htm Oh glory bbox!