A few days ago, Michael Shean of the Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) announced the availability of videos of 3-D terrain models created to support Planning Board activities in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The videos have been made available via Google+ here: https://plus.google.com/105701421300090504528/posts.
I was researching the Google Earth COM API and came upon this little gem in its documentation regarding backward compatibility: Note About Backwards Compatibility In all likelihood, future versions of the Google Earth COM API will be fully backwards compatible with the current version. I am now sufficiently inspired to continue. 🙂
I was IMing with Paolo today and we were discussing his employer’s decision to migrate to open-source. The conversation took a few turns and we touched upon the concept of free closed-source software vice free open-source software. His employer had rejected a free CMS that was not open-source. This got me into a philosophical frame of … Read more Free and Closed. Why?