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Mark Brown

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  • 3 years, 10 months ago

    Mark Brown

    so glad I could finally break the code and gain access. I do like the concept of communications discussion though the issue of accessibility is a worry. It is probably necessary to stop intervention from terrorists.
    On Michele’s comment on being able to place where people are – a great idea and one that Craig at PRI could help with. Is any one…[Read more]

    • Ian Lillington 3 years, 10 months ago

      Hi Mark
      thanks for joining. I do use the ‘global’ map you are referring to. Perhaps it meets the needs for all users and we dont need a second map? {as with Google earth} What do others think? Ian

      • Michele Margolis 3 years, 10 months ago

        Hi Ian,

        What global map is that? Be good if one could happen on PA. It would be good to see all related local groups included equally and be able to click on a link to communicate directly with them. So many things are going on everywhere and people just don’t know what’s in the next street so go flying off somewhere to do something that’s 2…[Read more]

        • Ian Lillington 3 years, 10 months ago

          this is where the Global map is – http://permacultureglobal.com/projects

          It is not very comprehensive {yet} – in the nature of digital stuff these days it has to be ‘built’ by us – the people doing it on the ground, like ‘crowd funding’ – this is ‘crowd mapping’. So the main groups in Vic, for example, are not listed as they haven’t put…[Read more]

    • Russ Grayson 3 years, 10 months ago

      Hi Mark…
      Not sure what “break the code” means… did you experience some difficulty? Also “access is a worry”?

      My understanding is that this social networking software doesn’t have mapping capability and that to do that would require setting up a linked subsite. There’s no need for Craig or Geoff to help because others know the tech.

      I think…[Read more]

      • Ian Lillington 3 years, 10 months ago

        Hi Russ,
        I have listed the existing ‘map’ in my reply to Michele in this thread.
        As I said there I think that PRI / “global” map has potential for us to link to; but we need to put our selves and our projects on there, and ‘invest’ some time in learning how to do that.


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