Great to see GIS making front page in today’s Coloradoan – Fort Collins. Seems the Poudre School District, with some help of a couple of businesses, have secured a small grant to help fuel interest in geo technologies for future high school graduates. The district will be putting a course into place in the spring where some 50 students will be able to take a class in either clean energy for companies, or GIS technologies. The funding has come out of the Metro Denver Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development (WIRED) program. I find it interesting how the Geo-technologies (GIS) has been tied so closely to the booming clean energies sector. See more via Coloradoan
Archives for September 22, 2008
Indeed there’s tons of images and video that came out of Helsinki at the recently held Nokia OpenLab… almost overwhelming since about 3 dozen attendees and the show planners were all generating content (live) while there. The Nokia team put together a very cool video montage that summarized some of the cool moments during the 3 days… enjoy.
And more videos from the adventure!
As more and more cool, new devices come out (most of them now GPS enabled) I have the need to test and install numerous apps and services. Recently I was trying to install and use Samsung PC Suite when I ran into an obstacle… seems the app is forcing me to get rid of Nokia PC Suite… Frustrating since my main mobiles are Nokia and in order to test the functionality of the way cool GPS-enabled SGHi560 seems I need to make a choice or remove PC Suite do my thing with the Samsung, then grab the 100+MB Nokia PC Suite and re-install…