While we’re on the topic of Google Earth tutorials, what the hell is this? I think it is either a flytrap for catching email addresses to spam (“Also included with your free membership are exclusive benefits only our members get”) or else an attempt to garner Google juice for some nefarious purpose later. The content is either generic or else copied wholesale from Richard Treves’ excellent series of KoKae screencasts.
Got coordinate data in a MATLAB file? This script will export it to KML for you.
In a post on Geobloggers, Rev Dan Catt shows how Flickr really gets the geospatial semantic web: Support for different microformats in HTML, support for GeoRSS, and geocoding from a URL are all steps that make life easy for savvy users and casual programmers. Make these people happy, and gaining market share is a downhill battle. (Better late than never, Via The Map Room)
Notes on the political, social and scientific impact of networked digital maps and geospatial imagery, with a special focus on Google Earth.