With the end of the week we have another good opportunity to quickly review some of the interesting nuggets and news bytes that could pique the interest of the mobile developer and mobile solution architect. I sat in on a livestream from Nokia this week.. yes indeed they are still alive and well! The event was streamed to introduce us to Nokia’s first Windows Phone 8 devices (the Nokia Lumia 920 and 820). The crew is stoked about WP8 and Nokia is really keen on you developers getting on board and creating apps for WP8. I’ve shared some notes and comments from the Nokia livestream here, including an apology video from Nokia on the 920 video mixup! For enven more mobile awesomeness I highly suggest you spend 20 minutes and have a listen to the awesome James and Stefan as they bang out another intoxicating editon of voice mail, a mobile mobile news roundup podcast. Finally, the following location tech news bits were announced this past week:
Archives for September 7, 2012
Wow, another Friday here again… Those of you looking for something to read, have a looksee at the following juicy articles and posts of interest to recently hit GISuser and the blog… enjoy!
- Bern Szukalski of Esri discusses ArcGIS Online and Software to support the people – Esri’s Bern Szukalski (@bernszukalski) has done a nice job in a recent blog post titled “Enabling the Fifth Part of a Successful GIS” where he takes a hard look at the end user
- Twitter Building the User Interest Graph to Appeal to Advertisers – Indeed there’s many changes going on at Twitter these days but what does that mean for you, the user? Well, with Twitter you never really know and for the user Twitter really can be defined as being useful for many various things.
This September 15, 2012, the 27th annual International coastal cleanup will take place around the World. Individuals, orgs, and others are asked to take part and pitch in to help cleanup the coastline, removing marine debris and other waste from the precious coastline and other sensitive marine areas.
This message comes from NOAA… On September 15, 2012, volunteers from all over the globe will come together to pick up marine debris from coastal areas. Sign up to join NOAA at one of its three sites in Washington, DC, Waikiki, HI, and Seattle, Washington, or find another location in your state on SignUptoCleanUp.org.