Archive | October, 2011

Putting Hughesy the Pothole Warrior onto Neatstreets

October 27, 2011

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Hey, so  what’s this I hear that Hughesy was bitchin’ about tripping head-over-heels on a deep footpath hole on Chapel Street as he was jogging (they contacted Stonnington CC who said that they have a quick-response team to deal with these issues). Hughesy the Pothole Warrior, have you got one that needs filling?  (slide to […]

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Losing the car (and liking it).

October 27, 2011

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About two months ago my husband had a bingle and the insurer wrote off our car.  We decided not to replace it and after two months I can honestly say we  really don’t miss the car  at all.  We have not only decreased our environmental footprint but we have also also reaped financial benefits. The […]

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Speakers finalized for GeoRabble, and the countdown begins

October 25, 2011

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http://www.eventbrite.com/countdown-widget?eid=2332293954 Event registration for GeoRabble Melbourne #1 GeoRabble program…. Welcome by Francisco Urbina, of GeoRabble Sydney and handover to our Melbourne RabbleMaster, Sally Waller Presenters: Stewart Hay: “Losing My Religion” Them’s fightin’ words….a look at where GIS fits as an “industry’. Claudia Aberl : “To 3D or not to 3D, that is the question – […]

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GeoRabble Melbourne – Social Media

October 3, 2011

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Twitter @GeoRabble  Hashtags #GeoRabble  #GeoRabbleMelb There is an open @georabble twitter feed with access and passwords provided for  GeoRabble Melbourne 1 Organizers  – more traffic and tweets would be good. The preferred convention is that official Tweets about GR events or items will be tweeted first from @Georabble and then can be Retweeted form individual twitter accounts. Follow […]

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The Organizing Crew: GeoRabble Melbourne Event 1

October 3, 2011

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Sally Waller, an ecologist with SKM,   Andrew Wise ESTA, Yvonne Thompson,  Marie Slako (Geomatic Technologies), Phil Delaney (SKM) Newly joined (Welcome) :  Jane Edwards (SKM) Sydneyside support effort-  Stewart Hay, OneSphere Consulting, Maurits Van Der Vlugt, Cisco Urbina

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GeoRabble Melbourne Organizers Meeting 2

October 1, 2011

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This is a follow up to the First GeoRabble Melbourne Organizers Meeting.   Thanks to  Cisco and the Georabble team for the continued support and also to Sally for providing the positive energy to get this up and running. Meeting Date:  2 Monday Oct 3rd. The GeoRabble people take a very ‘clean’ approach to their site, so for now I […]

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Some items from the GeoRabble #3 in Sydney

October 1, 2011

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I was unable to attend but it looked like a great event. Here’s are a couple of interesting items (more at http://www.Georabble.com) Maps that don’t suck Here are some of the inspiring maps that Stephen Lead mentioned on the night: New York Times census explorer Stamen Maps crimespotting Suburban Trends Atlas of New South Wales Sydney Wiki […]

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GeoRabble Melbourne Organizers Meeting 1

October 1, 2011

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GeoRabble  is an initiative started in NSW (that’s the cool logo above) by some geo-people such as Maurits van der Vlugt and Cisco Urbino. A GeoRabble is a *free*, casual geospatial event where the talks are short and punchy, and people share geo-ideas, full of fun, and free of sales-pitches. Sydney just had it’s third […]

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