Tag Archives: open source

Meandering Meetings and Open Data

I love meetings. When the right people are in the room, with a clear agenda and desire to work together towards a common goal, magic can happen. Ideas are put out there and refined as a group, and an action … Continue reading

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Presentation on OS GIS at MAC URISA

Yesterday, I gave an introduction to open source GIS at MAC URISA. As the meeting was about Internet-enabled GIS, I focused on server-side software. I’ve made the presentation available on SlideShare and available as a download from my website. Here’s … Continue reading

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Wired on Open-Source Planning

Atanas sent me a link to this article on Wired about the Open Planning Project. I think the Open Planning Project is a great group and GeoServer is a cool application, however I think Wired missed the point. They quote … Continue reading

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LibLAS 1.0 Beta Released

LibLAS, an open-source (BSD) licensed software library for reading and writing ASPRS‘s LAS format. From their website: libLAS provides excellent coverage of the ASPRS LAS 1.0 and 1.1 specifications, and it provides support for copying variable length records from one … Continue reading

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