A simple Perl wrapper around the Google Maps API. It allows you to easily create maps with markers, polylines and information windows. You can now look up locations around the world without having to install a local database.
The New York Times has been in the forefront of experimenting with open technologies for journalism, with its varied news APIs (our directory currently contains 10 New York Times APIs) in the areas of news remixing, civic data, social activity, and niche topics. Now the Gray Lady is focusing on developers with a series of themed conferences.