Tom’s videos are so good! Did you see his excellent in-depth piece on copyright?
This one is all about APIs and the golden age of Web 2.0 when we were free to create mashups.
It pairs nicely with a piece by another Tom from a couple of years back on the joy of Twitterbots.
I can’t decide if this is industrial sabotage or political protest. Either way, I like it.
99 second hand smartphones are transported in a handcart to generate virtual traffic jam in Google Maps.Through this activity, it is possible to turn a green street red which has an impact in the physical world by navigating cars on another route to avoid being stuck in traffic
A fascinating bit of cartographic reverse engineering, looking at how Google has an incredible level of satellite-delivered building detail that then goes into solving the design problem of marking “commercial corridors” (or Areas Of Interest) on their maps.
I’ve been thinking about getting a birdhouse.
There is an undocumented feature in Google Maps: add "&output=html" to the URL to get the accessible, non-Ajax version.
Ian Lloyd gets search results for curry houses in Swindon from Google Maps to his phone in less than 60 seconds. All thanks to hCard.
Reality imitating Google Maps in Berlin.
Version 2 of Google's Maps API is out. Changes, changes, read all about it.
A wonderful commemeration of the first Apollo landing, courtesy of Google. Be sure to zoom all the way in.
Google Maps for the UK. They still need to work on Ireland: my home town is an empty expanse.
From Area 51 to the Mall Of America, James Archer documents them all.