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Prime Meridian not where you think it is

Here is an interesting article about how geodesy has impacted the location of the Prime Meridian:

“That picture of you standing astride the stainless steel Meridian Line in Greenwich? It’s a lie: You don’t really have one foot in either hemisphere. The real Prime Meridian runs 334 feet (102 m) east, cutting an imaginary […]

Google Maps API Discontinue support of Internet Explorer 8

Hi everyone. You may have received this notification from Google Maps… but just in case, FYI:

“Hello all,

We would like to inform you that we are planning to discontinue support of Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) for the Google Maps JavaScript API v3 around August 31st 2015. Around August 24th 2015 users of IE 8 […]