Category Archives: Technology

Check Your Elevation and GPS Coordinates With Your (Ricoh) Camera for Only $1,149

If you really, really, really want to prove you visited a highpoint, Ricoh has come out with the Ricoh Pro G3 GPS Camera which records your coordinates and elevation with your shot. It’s a little pricey for a 3.2 megapixel, … Continue reading

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Microsoft Seeks Patent on Longitude/Latitude

Slashdot has got tongues wagging over what it considers in essence an attempt by Micosoft to patent latitude/longitude over the presentation of data. The problem Microsoft says is that latitude/longitude in URL’s can take up too many digits. In the … Continue reading

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Mytopo Gets Big Coverage Prior to NFC Championship Game

Mytopo.com is about to get the highest attention I’ve ever seen for a topo mapmaker. Their maps are to be used immediately prior to the NFC Championship game on Sunday between Philadelphia and Atlanta during CBS Coverage of the Subaru … Continue reading

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Delaware First Adopter NAVD 88 For State Maps and Ebright Loses Foot!

The Colarado Springs Gazette reports that Delaware is the first state to adopt the use the new National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88) for its paper maps (as opposed to the 1929 Datum – NGVD 29 — used … Continue reading

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How to Acclimatize in the Comfort of Your Own Home (for only $7,000)

Adam Helman has this interesting post over in the cohp. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cohp/ For those with more cash in their wallet than time on their hands to properly acclimatize ….(such as a practicing physician???) http://www.hypoxictent.com/

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Group Flags Rescuers With Flash Cameras on Snowdon

Group Flags Rescuers With Flash Cameras on Snowdon

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