Daily Archives: February 29, 2008

AGI GeoCommunity 08 – Shaping a Changing World Pt 2

We are off to a flying start. AGI’s Chris Holcroft told the conference team this week that “we are 3-4 weeks ahead of last year but we should not relax” – some chance! The call for papers has already been launched with themes that include: Climate Change Globalisation Geovisualisation Beyond Pushpins Virtual reality/gaming Location based social networking Policy and Strategy; UK Location strategy, INSPIRE, Marine Bill Geo ethics Language of geography/vocabulary of GI Olympics 2012 […]

Muslim Map

The Guardian reports on an Association of Chief Police Officers plan which “will see every area of the country mapped for its potential to produce extremists and supporters for al-Qaida.” Apparently “The new strategy will be rooted in “neighbourhood profiling”. “This will allow us to connect with all groups and to understand what is normal and what is unusual,” it says. “We need to continually improve our knowledge about communities and how they function both […]