Daily Archives: April 23, 2009


GeoCommunity on LinkedIn

There are now over 100 people in the GeoCommunity Group on LinkedIn with some interesting discussions under way. If you are a member of LinkedIn do join us and please invite those of your connections who you think might be interested


Godfather or Founding Father of neogeography at GeoCommunity

Chris Osborne and I are very chuffed that we have enticed Andrew Turner who is known by some as the “Godfather” (Chris’s) or one of the “Founding Fathers” (mine) of neogeography to be a plenary speaker at GeoCommunity this year. Andrew Turner is the CTO of FortiusOne, the company behind GeoCommons and the author of O’Reilly’s “Introduction to Neogeography” and “Trends in Where2.0” You can read the full announcement here. Hopefully Andrew will also be […]


Budget disappointment (plus an update)

Well the budget was a predictably dull affair (unless you earn more than £150k) with little surprise even the slight fudge on Ordnance Survey status. There we were expecting an announcement about the future status of the Trading Fund and instead there will be a strategy released today according to the OS web site : “A new Strategy for Ordnance Survey has been developed and will be published for comment and feedback on Thursday 23 […]