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- This site is in the heatmap collection site, and displays a map of various places/categories around the world. You can also check the flow of people in the heatmap per hour by moving the slider below...
- Places Near Me is a web application that takes a user's location and locates nearby services. Types of places include gas stations, restaurants, hotels, and hospitals.
- Singles is an iPhone app for location-based dating. It builds on the Foursquare API to let users see and chat to other singles at the locations that they check into
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