Alun Salt from ClioAudio has created a new service called Historyscape, which is an RSS feed that grabs user-submitted websites from Netscape which have been tagged with “Ancient”, “Ancient History”, “Archaeology” and “History”. The feed is ordered by the number of votes each item has received.
You can subscribe to Historyscape via this RSS feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/Historyscape
Alun is using Yahoo Pipes and Feedburner to create the service. Details about how he did it are also available.
This is a great example of why it is important for heritage organisations to make their data available via web services – you can get people doing amazing things with your data. The possibilities would be endless.