Combining Motion with Location, After the Fact

Previous Trivia Answer: 16th Amendment.

New Trivia Question: What famous athlete once said, “Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.” ?

OK, I’ve been pretty busy since August 2nd, way too busy to post on this site. Hopefully, things will get less busy over the next few weeks.

The Campus Technology 2006 conference in Boston was very interesting. The digital asset management panel I was on went well, and I appreciated Scott Siddall for the chance to talk about how Rhodes College has elected to store and describe digital objects. I also enjoyed meeting James Shulman and Greg Zick; their opening remarks were very interesting.

This is one of the coolest things I’ve seen in a while. It’s a mash-up between Google Maps and Google Video, where you can follow a Ferrari around Paris at very high speeds from a video and overhead mapping perspective:

http://bhendrix.com/wall/Gmaps_GVideo_Mashup_Rendezvous.html

Eight minutes or so well spent.

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