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Disclaimer: The Irish Is Dead Page Was Not Us


Two days ago I was alerted to the existence of a web page that falsely claimed one of Geocaching.com’s co-founders, Jeremy Irish, had died. Fortunately this claim is completely false, however It’s Not About The Numbers (INATN) was concerned to discover that the ‘read more’ button on this page linked our very own homepage.  As no …

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International Geocaching Day: Brew Kids On The Block

For a second year, Washington’s Glen Silvers (GC handle: valleyAGs47) volunteered to be our lackey at this year’s Groundspeak Block Party.

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Happy Birthday, Dear Groundspeak …

Happy birthday to Groundspeak’s Jeremy Irish, Bryan Roth and Elias Alvord … Not to mention all the lackeys and volunteer reviewers. Twelve years ago – on September 2nd, 2000 – Irish set up Geocaching.com on a home computer in the spare bedroom of his Seattle-area apartment. “At that time, fewer than 100 geocaches had been hidden …

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NZ Mega Update: Just The Ticket

The clock’s ticking, people … Have you paid for your tickets to New Zealand’s first Mega event (GC35TTR) yet? It’s less than nine weeks till the three-day gathering being held at Dunedin’s Waiora Scout Camp over Labour Weekend, and already more than 500 players – from as far away as Kuwait and the United States …

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Your Launch Pad To The Lilypad

Ever wanted a personal tour of Groundspeak HQ by co-founder Bryan Roth? Now’s your chance, at least virtually. Popular tech website GeekWire has just released the second installment in its new Launch Pad video series, profiling “the Seattle company in the middle of the geocaching boom”. Roth (GC handle: Bryan) begins his tour of Groundspeak’s …

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A Prickly Problem With Attributes

The CacheSense Beta Team, who were hard at work making CacheSense even better, recently noted the mystery appearance of a ‘cactus’ attribute. This little fella (see left) caused some confusion throughout the team as no one could find his prickly presence anywhere throughout the GC.com world. The sudden appearance of this attribute was also noted …

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Jeremy Irish’s Mega Tattoo Decision

UPDATE: NZ MEGA 2012 A trip Down Under for New Zealand’s first Mega may leave an indelible impression on Groundspeak’s Jeremy Irish. The company founder (GC handle: Jeremy) told It’s Not About The Numbers that he is considering getting a Maori tattoo when he visits the South Island city of Dunedin in October. Maori tattoos …

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Second Groundspeak Boss Mega-Excited


UPDATE: NZ MEGA 2012 Groundspeak’s Jeremy Irish isn’t the only lackey headed to New Zealand’s first Mega event. Company co-founder Bryan Roth – shown here in typical Kiwi farming attire – has posted his own ‘Will Attend’ log for GC35TTR and told It’s Not About The Numbers that he was excited about travelling Down Under …

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What I Think Of The Geocaching/Tomb Raider Hook-Up

Just in case you didn’t know: Geocaching.com has teamed up with  Crystal Dynamics – the company behind Tomb Raider – to create a series of unique location-based adventures that “embody the spirit” of the hit video game “and Lara Croft’s drive to discover new adventures and locations”. No more details are given yet, except that game …

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The Jeremy Irish TEDx Talk

kjwx spotted this at Only Googlebot Reads This Blog and I saw it at GPSTracklog – the Jeremy Irish TEDx talk (check it out below). I’ve not met the head of Groundspeak, nor really seen any video of him talking, so I was fascinated to watch this, as well as wanting to hear what he …

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