New uses & tools
Flyr. Search flickr for geotagged photos and display them in Google Earth (or Maps).
A trucker finds Google Earth very useful for his work.
Google Earth Art
Anyone found the giant pink bunny yet in Google Earth?
A digest of overlays at Google Earth Community.
A very informative overlay by Ivo Janssen.
Geobloggers: Location Based geoSpam and geoAdvertising
Xeni Jardin in Wired: CNN Hacks New TV Technology¨Ü
It’s not just CNN: Dutch NOS TV news also uses Google Earth [Dutch].
Remember how Luca Mori discovered a Roman villa using Google Maps? NASA wants a piece of the PR action too. On September 29, The location of Homer’s home island Ithaca will be announced, having apparently been found with NASA’s World Wind, says this breathless press release.
Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) is planning to hold its first online convention (and trade show) from October 1 to December 31. One of the speakers will be Jack Dangermond, head of ESRI. (I’m not sure how that works.)
Call for papers for the Virtual Globes Session at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, March 7-11, 2006, Chicago, Illinois.
GeoWeb 2006, Vancouver, Canada July 24 ÇƒÏ July 28, 2006.