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- This mashup takes Library of Congress Subject Headings from the open access books scanned by the Biodiversity Heritage Library and geocodes locations and displays results using Google Maps API.
- A community driven gender-neutral unisex bathroom directory. Features a Google map mashup and density cloud by city.
- A motorcyclist community site leveraging the google maps api for route plotting and sharing. Provides true-road routing and turn-by-turn directions. Also lets you export routes as GPX files.
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This year has certainly been the time for governments opening data. It's also ripe with public mashup contests, from big U.S. cities to large-scale propositions from down under. Here's an overview of some of the recently-launched government data contests.
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