iGIS – GIS for the iPhone

As a City Engineer, I deal with complex spacial data that makes the most sense when viewed graphically. For a lot of the information I need, I am reliant on GIS – Geographical Information Systems (and the City’s planing assistant who maintains the data) to interpret the interactions between property lines, utilities and all of …

Phone Funnies

The first days back at work can be a struggle after a holiday, and it was a good one, lots of family time, hiking, enjoying Spring and seeing the wonders of the Canadian Rockies. Lots of photos here and still more to come over the next couple of weeks. This morning I had a joyful …

Twitter for Engineers

I love technology and social media. Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr etc all hold a great appeal to me as they add contextural content to the web in a social setting. However, many people see these social media opportunities as an extra-curicular activity, one that should occur outisde of the workplace. I’ve seen it work both ways.This …

Drupal to WordPress Script

I’ve had a few requests for the Drupal to Worpress Script that I used to make the move. I take very little credit for it, and no responsibility if it doesn’t work in your situation! Follow the instructions, in the script and see how you go. I suggest attempting it on a test installation before …