World Wind http://kplu.org en Visualizing a world of data http://kplu.org/post/visualizing-world-data <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">First released in 2004, NASA’s </span><a href="http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/index.html" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">World Wind</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is an open source, 3-D model of Earth generated from satellite imaging data.</span></p><p>It’s not just a fancy globe. The model is designed to accommodate all kinds of information about our planet that can be updated in real time.</p><p><a href="http://www.stratnews.com/" target="_blank">Strategic News Service</a> publisher and KPLU technology commentator Mark Anderson says World Wind is sparking a revolution in planetary data visualization. Anderson is so impressed by the technology that he made “Digitizing the Planet” the theme of his recent <a href="http://www.futureinreview.com/" target="_blank">Future in Review</a>, or FiRe, conference in southern California.</p><p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 11:45:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Mark Anderson 9154 at http://kplu.org Visualizing a world of data