Hats off to Frank Taylor over at the Google Earth Blog once againn… Frank has provided a very handy utility for those of you (like me) who enjoy watching and chasing storms and weather related information. Using this habdy utility (http://www.gearthblog.com/kmfiles/gebweather.kmz) within Google Earth you’ll have access to al the latest severe weather related data that you can ever need. Access real-time stream guage data, satellite imagery, web cameras, predicted tracks, lightning strikes, cloud cover, and much more. As we enter another hurricane season and follow the paths of hurricane Erin,m Dean and others this will no doubt be a very popular toolset. Kudos Frank and thanks!
Archives for August 17, 2007
New features include enhanced support for FaceBook. Do you have a profilactic yet? If not its a great way to keep all of your web 2.0 services, widgets, clippings etc.. in one place. You can see my GISuser profilactic here as an example. This gateway gives you access to some of the services I’ve used including facebook, YouTube, Flickr, 43 people, my DIGGs, delicious posts, Twitters, my LinkedIn profile, RSS feeds and news clippings from my blogs and GISuser.com and much more – see http://www.profilactic.com/mashup/gisuser
Other noteworthy enhancements:
You can now take your Mashup content with you by copying and pasting a code snippet into your blog or website. The badge displays your most recent 7 Mashup items. See the Mashup badge in action in the right column of this blog
Clippings – Mashup integration
That’s a fancy way of saying that, when you add a Clipping to Profilactic, that will be noted in your Mashup.
Improved Mashup and Clippings display
We made a few tweaks to the fonts and styles that control the Mashup and Clippings pages. The new pages are easier to read and scan.
See the full list of v2.1 improvements