Archive | Geotagging

What Was Here interface, November 2006

What was here?

This week sees the launch of wherewashere.com: whatwasHere.com wants to revolutionise how history is written. Its pilot website in Liverpool tells history like it’s never been told before: by everyone. It doesn’t only tell the capital H history of Liverpool, but the everything-interesting-that-ever-happened-to-the-people-who-actually-live-there history of Liverpool. It’s oral history for the My Space era. Based […]

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Geotagging within Flickr

Flickr does Geotagging

I’m a little slow in reporting this since I’ve been away on holiday, but Flickr have announced that geotagging is now one of their built-in features. This is a great move, since it can be quite daunting if you’re really into knowing (and seeing) where photos were taken, but don’t want to move over to […]

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Zooomr photo sharing

Geotagging Photos: Zooomr

Silbury Hill, Wiltshire Hosted on Zooomr There’s one thing that Flickr doesn’t support natively, and that is the ability to ‘geotag’ photos. In a nutshell, geotagging is just associating spatial data (i.e. a set of coordinates) showing where you took a particular photo (or where the subject is located). You could then see where it […]

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Map Mobbing

A group from OpenStreetMap are gathering en-masse (well, 15 of them) to make a map of all roads and footpaths on the Isle of Wight, UK, which they will then make freely available. MAPPING REVOLUTION TARGETS THE ISLE OF WIGHT This weekend, 5th – 7th May, the Isle of Wight becomes the center of a […]

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