We're currently looking at a project which involves maps of the Ormskirk campus which - if you read my 125 by 125 blog - I find quite exciting. Maps are important for lots of things the University yet we've never had very good maps. We have access to lots of them, but nothing that's quite … Continue reading Mapping the campus
Last Thursday was Eduserv's annual symposium. The theme this year was "The Mobile University", a topic we've been talking about for years as being the next big thing but has finally crept up the list of priorities and is now something we're starting to act on. So I was really looking forward to spending the … Continue reading Eduserv Symposium 2010: The Mobile University
I've already blogged about my own Mashed Library Liverpool talk but I promised to say something about the rest of the event, so here goes! Mandy Phillips and Owen Stephens http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikenolan/4605604625/ The day kicked off with welcome and introductions from Mandy and Owen. I'd heard bits about Mashed Library events before and I know the … Continue reading Liver and Mash
I mentioned Argleton a year ago, Mister Roy has walked there and even the Ormskirk Advertiser has covered the issue but soon its days may be numbered! Google has announced a new feature to allow users to report problems and suggest changes to maps. It's currently only available in the US but you can see … Continue reading The end of Argleton is nigh!
Channel 4 and mySociety - the non-profit organisation who build cool stuff for the public good - have teamed up to create a new website to help people work out where to live, work or holiday. Mapumental, currently in invite-only beta, takes data about public transport, house prices, senic-icity and combines them with free mapping … Continue reading Mapumental: where can I live?