According to this map, the Adirondack State Park is less than half a square mile in size! You can click the map to find more fun updated Google Maps stuff. Read more at Google LatLong (via Techcrunch via Almanack)
Dang it, do have to Twitter now too? Someone might owe me lunch for snagging the best user name.
6:54 AM – Hey, it’s kinda fun to be part of the worldwide disaster of epic proportions!
7:45 AM – Seeing reports that things are coming back up in the USA, but not yet here in NNY.
8:00 AM – Happy to report that I’m logged in. FF extensions still buggy, but that’s OK. Weird, I had to fill in a CAPTCHA after logging in, but before the Inbox. Never had that before.
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If so, then you’re also not likely monitoring your web statistics. It’s so easy to get ripped-off these days, but also so easy to avoid. This is something you have to do – YOU, the person who pays the bills.
Power users have always used Google for everything, including travel. Today the vast majority of all travelers are using the internet for every phase of their consumptive cycle and it is no surprise that Google’s market share continues to rise.
Some days back I was searching Google Maps and noticed the “Explore this Area” link. I guess I was too busy or something to fully digest the implications of this. Then, I notice the “More” layer appear next to “Map”. Photos from Panoramio?
Ever since I saw the reference to I Am Legend and the post-apocalyptic squirrel on grassy logo, I can’t stop seeing Will Smith dancing around as the Fresh Prince. I love that show.
A fun and relatively productive Governor’s Tourism Shindig was the activity of the day. It’s good to “come down from the hills” and see some city people every now and then. I even got a haircut just for the occasion. I’ll give you my highlights and some bonus pictures after the jump.
"The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) serves as the Adirondack Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM) whose mission is to protect the Adirondack region from the negative impacts of non-native invasive species."
"Common causes of accidents are things such as hitting a rock or tree stump hidden beneath the snow cover, or travelling too fast and losing control and hitting a tree or other solid object, or being thrown from the vehicle."
"In 2012, lake stewards were posted at five launches around Lake George: Dunham's Bay, Norowal Marina, Hague Town Launch, Rogers Rock, and Mossy Point. Lake stewards recorded 6,972 boats during the 2012 season."
"As part of their latest promotional campaign, the marketing arm of NY State, Empire State Development, has partnered with Orbitz on a video series promoting the Empire State offerings on Orbitz.com/NYState."