Another blog post and Newspaper article

Well I’ve been busy building up my stamina in the new wheelchair, I’m getting there, each outing is slightly less stressful and I’m going further each time too, the next big step will be using my van, it has been a long time since I’ve been in a vehicle and lack of control triggers my[…]

Wheelchair – Goal Achieved!

As usual I have been slacking with posts, the main news though is I have my wheelchair at last, not thanks to wheelchair services but to charities and lots of very kind people donating. Here are a couple of news articles about it – Echo News Article : Success for man who is able to leave[…]

World Wind Central – Expected downtime

We expect WorldWindCentral to be unreachable for about one hour on Thursday September 8th at approximately 6AM Pacific time while are host upgrades their router software – On Thursday September 8th at approximately 6AM Pacific ISC will be upgrading our Palo Alto router to new software.  During this process most ISC services will either be down, or[…]

World Wind Central Update

I’ve been in touch with Matt who set World Wind Central up at the datacenter and has root access, apparently our glue records are messed up for ns1 and ns2, I’ve sent Dom another message so hopefully he can fix it with the registrar today. The good news is the server hasn’t crashed, that would[…]

NASA World Wind 1.2 Release and Webinar Sessions

NASA World Wind open source – cross platform – open standards World Wind Release 1.2 On Tuesday July 19th, 2011 we are releasing World Wind 1.2. Please join us that day for the webinar, where we’ll describe the release contents and the new resources available to help and guide World Wind developers. We’ll also discuss[…]

No Justice in the UK – Nurse attackers given not guilty verdict on technicalities

The Gloucestershire Echo has a story on a nurse attacked just before Christmas, the two criminals were given a sentence of not guilty on technicalities, mainly due to the police messing up the identification line up, the full story is at This is Gloucestershire. Unfortunately comments are not being accepted there so I will leave[…]

NASA World Wind on Spoon.net

I recently received an email from Spoon asking if I had any objections to them putting NASA World Wind on their site, they are teaming up with SourceForge to convert the best Windows apps on their service. Spoon is a site which takes Windows programs and apps and uses a special app virtualization technique to[…]

Hooked on the Fly now airing

I’m a bit late with this news but Hooked on the Fly is now airing on The Sportsmans Channel, the satellite imagery used in this show was all created using NASA World Wind and uses only non-commercial satellite and orthoimagery. The air times are – Sunday 6:30 PM Tuesday 10:30 PM Wednesday 11:30 AM Thursday 2:00 AM Friday 6:30 AM[…]

NASA World Wind Java – Nightly builds available

Fresh news from Tom Gaskins lead developer of World Wind Java, a nightly build server has been made available to the public, he also explains why SVN is not currently viable for the project. As I mentioned earlier, it’s been difficult to find time to get the code into a solid release state and do[…]