An initiative of VizMAP is the electronically disseminated VirtualGeography- a collection of interesting snippets from all over the place,
dealing with industry issues concerning the computer based visualisation of
geography and a few other associated (or otherwise) interesting bits and
pieces. Click here to visit the site.
Stuff: Go here
for Grime's Page of Useful (Freeware) Data Conversion Tools for the
to see a list of data formats and what software tools can read and write
them. You can also do a GIS-specific web search here.