Brian Hamlin

Bio:In nearly 20 years of professional programming, Brian has been fascinated with print and publishing. From the early days of PostScript on the Apple LaserWriter and Linotype, to Macintosh applications and PDF, to Unicode, and now to Wordpress and Mapping Mashups, Brian has found more than a few interesting corners to explore. — Brian has a feeling that there is Industrial Ecology work that needs to get done sooner rather than, ever


Location: Salon A-B Level: Intermediate
Shoaib Burq (Nomad Labs Pty Ltd), Brian Hamlin (Light42)
GIS, that began life in the research labs of universities, military and governments, has always had a strong focus on modelling and analysis of geographic information to aid decision making. As web standards and aggregation technologies for geographic information mature, deploying the power of GIS on the emerging GeoWeb is the next step. Using Ruby on Rails we will demonstrate how to achieve this. Read more.
  • Autodesk
  • Google
  • ESRI
  • Nokia
  • DigitalGlobe
  • Earthscape
  • LightPole
  • MapJack
  • MapQuest
  • MetaCarta
  • Microsoft
  • Poly9
  • Skyhook Wireless
  • TeleAtlas
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • Zvents
  • BNet

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