Archive for June, 2012

Land Grab

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Interesting source, and nice presentation as well as infographic on land grabbing.

Software Alternatives

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Very interesting website, where one can search for alternatives for specific software products. Type in ArcGIS, and one gets a full load of alternative software packages.

Rio+20: “May You One Day Forgive Us”

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

… something like this Ban said to a group of young people. “For too long we have we have behaved as though we could indefinitely burn and consume our way to prosperity,” Ban told delegates at the UN’s Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development today. “Now is the time to rise beyond narrow national interest. It is time to act with a broader, long-term vision. We are running out of time.” via

Write Together Online

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

MixedInk‘s collaborative writing platform allows groups of any size to weave their best ideas and language into a single text. Cutting-edge government agencies, news organizations, advocacy groups, and businesses use MixedInk to gather meaningful input and give their communities a voice.

Linux: Count the Number of Lines

Monday, June 4th, 2012

( find ./ -name '*.php' -print0 | xargs -0 cat ) | wc -l

Count’s the number of lines in any PHP files of a directory and it’s subdirectories. Via.