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13 May 2009

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Astronaut Tweets from Outer Space; NASA Rules The Twittersphere

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The folks at Twitter are surely beaming with pride about the news story that just broke about an astronaut tweeting from outer space. Yes, that is correct. NASA astronaut Mike Massimino is now the first person to tweet from space — from the space shuttle Atlantis. While astronauts don’t have a direct Internet connection in space, he emailed his tweets to Johnson Space Center where they posted it directly to his Twitter account. Click here to see the actual tweet.

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27 Apr 2009

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Monday Morning News Kick Off: DHS Issues State of Emergency, McCain Says “Time to Move On” from Torture Memos and More

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Good morning and happy Monday. Welcome again to the Monday Morning News Kick Off column on got geoint? As always, we try to summarize all the key news stories to get your week off to a productive start. Of course we will touch upon the ongoing political battle regarding controversial C.I.A. interrogation techniques, but the big story is the swine flu and the recently declared state of public emergency. Scroll down to learn more.

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13 Feb 2009

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Friday’s Food for Thought: MapQuest Still #1; A-Rod and MapQuest and MC Hammer on Twitter and MUCH More

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Since we are coming upon a three-day weekend, we thought we would infuse a bit more entertainment into this “Friday’s Food for Thought.” Of course, we will be covering interesting news surrounding GEOINT/GIS/GPS, but the Joaquin Phoenix appearance on Letterman was too good not to post. In addition, doesn’t everyone want to Twitter with MC [...]

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10 Feb 2009

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Twittering Hoekstra Slips on a Bar of Soap But Press/Blogosphere Reaction Worse

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At got geoint?, we like to think of ourselves as fairly forward-thinking when it comes to Web 2.0. We set up this blog and our accompanying Twitter handle, Facebook Fan Page and Linked-In group as a way to be an additional resource for the GEOINT community. We have often talked about how Twitter is a great tool for us to be engaged with our readers and other thought leaders in our industry. Most of the content we deal with is from open sources and we rarely run the risk of divulging state secrets or putting others in harm’s way.

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