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Thematic mapping on top of Google Maps. Uses both the Google Maps and Google Maps Flash APIs.
The Bowling Green Kentucky Daily News uses Google Maps to plot advertised yard sales. If you buy a two-day classified ad rather than one day they will put you on the map.
Trivia game supplies clues, and you must find the answers on a map. Create your own map hunt for other users to play.
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The initial buzz at drinks for the end of day one of API Strategy and Practice was: “Our minds have been blown.” The audience response is evident from three talks yesterday at API Strategy and Practice in Amsterdam. Presentations aimed at developers moved from a global rethink of what coding actually is (Mike Amundsen) to how to think and manage APIs as the core unit in distributed systems (John Sheehan) to a best practice daily toolkit for developers writing code and integrating APIs (Bruno Pedro).
Yesterday AOL and TopCoder announced the Web AIM Mashup Competition, with more here in the press release. They are offering prizes up to $5,000 to a developer who creates the best mashups built on their new OpenAIM initiative. The contest window is short and entries are due by December 6th.
Data startup Factual has taken the largest step yet toward solving a problem of our modern, mobile, location-enabled lifestyle. With each restaurant-finding or check-in application, developers are building their own databases of places. Each has its own identifier and no connection to any other listing referencing the same place--a restaurant, park, office building or other landmark. Now Factual has added its "crosswalk" feature to the Factual Places API to address the problem and offer a solution that connects over 500 million web pages to specific venues. Included are the place pages from other directories of places, making Factual a Rosetta Stone for translating identifiers.
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