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Urban Observatory
The focus of the Urban Observatory is on the people who live in cities, the work they do there, the movement made possible through transportation networks, the public facilities needed to run the city, and the natural systems which are impacted by the city's footprint. If you are a city with datasets in any of these categories, we urge you to contribute it to the project. See the Participation Guide<http://www.urbanobservatory.org/pdfs/uo_participation-guide.pdf> [PDF] for more information.
icricities  cities  data  maps  urbanobservatory  esri 
july 2013 by dunc
Ushahidi :: Home
"We are a non-profit tech company that specializes in developing free and open source software for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping."
crowdsourcing  maps  mobile  opensource  visualization  convergence  geoweb  locationawareness 
january 2012 by dunc
Geoweb - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Geoweb is a relatively new term that implies the merging of geographical (location-based) information with the abstract information that currently dominates the Internet. This would create an environment where one could search for things based on location instead of by keyword only – e.g. “What is Here?”."
convergence  maps  web2.0  wiki  geoweb  locationawareness 
january 2012 by dunc
Infographic of the Day: The Facebook Map of the World | Co.Design
"Using the connections between friends on Facebook, an intern at the company has created a remarkable map of the world. Paul Butler usually works as a grunt on the data infrastructure engineering team at Facebook, which gives him access to Facebook's mighty data warehouses. Which means his side projects take on a grand scale."
infographics  facebook  maps  socialnetworks  convergence 
december 2010 by dunc
YouTube - Where 2.0 2010: Nokia
Michael Halbherr, "Ovi by Nokia Bringing Social and Local Together" The results of Nokia acquisition of Navteq playing out.
convergence  nokia  maps  gps  geoweb  locationawareness 
april 2010 by dunc
Watch the Ebb and Flow of Melbourne Trains | FlowingData
"Similar to other visualizations showing location (e.g. Cabspotting, Britain From Above), this one from Australia-based data visualization group, Flink Labs, shows the ebb and flow of Melbourne trains over the course of a single weekday using the Melbourne train schedule as the data." one I missed earlier - nice
visualization  maps 
october 2009 by dunc
Nokia Sports Tracker Beta
nokia community site brings together phones, gps, mapping and health / fitness - with gprs even allows love tracking of where you are on the route - is that so that your partner can make sure you have not collapsed or so that a sales reps movements can be tracked...
convergence  n95  maps  health  gps  selfsurveillance 
august 2008 by dunc
Sports Tracker | Nokia Research Center
Nokia Sports Tracker is a GPS based activity tracker that runs on S60 smartphones. Information such as speed, distance and time are automatically stored to your training diary. To be able to use application for real, you need Nokia S60 3.0 or 3.1 phone with Bluetooth GPS device or Nokia S60 3.0 or 3.1 phone with integrated GPS.
convergence  n95  maps  health 
august 2008 by dunc
Intute: Science, Engineering and Technology - World Guide
A series of guides for over 270 countries and territories. These include features, demographics, geography data, interactive world maps, satellite photos, scrollable city images and links to resources about each country within the Intute database.
maps  reference  data 
june 2008 by dunc
FT.com - Way to go? Mapping looks to be the web’s next big thing
Mike Liebhold a veteran technologist now at Silicon Valley’s Institute for the Future, calls it a “3D data arms race”, with some of the biggest technology companies rushing to amass vast libraries of information describing the world in painstaking d
maps  convergence  sensei_fp7  geoweb  locationawareness 
may 2008 by dunc
MapJack - Your City Online
Mapjack showcases a new level of mapping technology. done on a shoestring budget, we developed an array of proprietary electronics, hardware and software tools to capture an entire city’s streets with relative ease and excellent image quality.
maps  streetview 
march 2008 by dunc
Global Incident Map Displaying Terrorist Acts, Suspicious Activity, and General Terrorism News
This free public service website was created to give the public, law enforcement, military, and government individuals a new way to visualize, and become instantly aware of terrorism and security incidents across the world.
terrorism  maps  news  visualization  googlemaps 
december 2007 by dunc
Technology Review: Finding Yourself without GPS
last week Google added a new feature, called My Location, to its Web-based mapping service. My Location collects information from the nearest cell-phone tower to estimate a person's location within a distance of about 1,000 meters.
maps  location  gps  google 
december 2007 by dunc

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