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[Article version of presentation delivered at the INSPIRE Geospatial World Forum in Lisbon on the 27th of May, 2015] In this article I am going to introduce you to a business case for Linked Open Data from a project we are doing for Abu Dhabi Municipality and the Department of Municipal Affairs in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. […]
GIS training courses in ten minutes? A new series of fact sheets from claims teach you GIS as well as various system and process modeling techniques in only ten minutes. Perhaps. While some more time might be required for thorough understanding of this comprehensive topic, the fact sheets are quite informative and would be […]
After uplifting results in the late summer of 2010 I find that things have taken a turn for the worse in the cancerous growth of Facebook as a brand. “I love Facebook” returned 3 890 000 results “I hate Facebook” returned 1 910 000 results I believe it would have been healthier if the second […]
I haven’t conducted my love/hate Facebook search for a couple of years and thought that it could be interesting to see how the phenomena has developed since then. The relative numbers appear to be the same: “I love Facebook” returned 969 000 hits “I hate Facebook” returned 1 110 000 hits I am surprised – […]
A brief visist to London in the end of June to attend the kick-off meeting of the EuropeanaLocal project at Regents College. On the negative side: Etihad was considerably less nice on this leg than I’ve become accustomed to from my previous flights with them travelling from Brussels to Abu Dhabi. Any basket is likely […]
2007 was the year when Facebook, unfortunately, made it’s way into to (un)conciousness of most Norwegians. As the year grew older Facebook developed from merely being annoying to becoming entirely intolerable. I StumbledUpon pensionbook, while surfing the Internet this afternoon. It is a nice adaption of the Facebook concept applied on old people! Click here […]
Following up on my previous searches conducted in May and August this year, here are the numbers for November 18th: Google reports “about 25 500 results” for the query “I hate Facebook” Google reports “about 22 200 results” for the query “I love Facebook” Those in their right mind, who hate, still are in the […]
 The anti-piracy organizations have a great challenge in trying to pass their message through to the vast multitude of Internet users who by now have grown accustomed to having unlimited amounts of free music and films freely available at their digital door-step. This film probably doesn’t contribute towards this goal either: Best Anti-Piracy Ad Ever […]
A recent study trip with Avinet’s “corporate mother”, Asplan Viak, took me to Berlin in the company of about 60 merry colleagues. Following a similar experience in Turin, Italy, last year my expectations were split. Happy, as always, when thinking of the opportunity to enjoy evenings out in good company – but at the same […]
Downloaded and installed the long awaited Windows Mobile 6 update for HTC-branded TyTN phones today. At one point during the install procedure I was presented with this screen: This screen is obviously designed to be idiot-proof and reads in sequence these three sentences: This utility updates the ROM image on your PDA phoneDuring the update […]