View the latest Twitter trends across the globe and see what humanity is thinking right NOW! Select a trend and view the locations visually using red bouncing markers! Added popular trends for more fun and a robot for hourly scan to get local trends and store them in a database for improved experience and performance. Now there are 150 locations. Select any location to center the map around it. Latest Vs older trends are differentiated using different colors! Click on a trend link in the popup to see the tweets on Twitter!
In January, OnStar announced an API would allow third party developers to integrate their applications with OnStar's platform. Last week, General Motors announced its first partner for API integration: RelayRides. RelayRides is "[t]he world's largest peer to peer carsharing marketplace." The partnership with GM allows OnStar users to leave their keys in their cars when renting a car to a fellow RelayRider. The renter can then unlock the car with a smartphone app or by responding to a text message.
The mashups included below all clarify mountains of information. Using APIs, they gather the data and show it to the user in a way that makes sense. In one case, it's a bar chart of emotions expressed over Twitter and other realtime search engines. Another takes your LinkedIn connections and displays them graphically. The other brings a handful of APIs to your iPhone, responding to your voice.
This API allows you to get objects data from the OpenTripMap database and easily integrate it into an external application or website. OpenTripMap is based on cooperative processing of different open...