Random thoughts, news, events expressed via Google Maps, Google Earth, YouTube, Twitter API'S
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Friday, January 23, 2009
Fortune's 100 Best Companies to work for in 2009
Thursday, January 22, 2009
Iconic Images from Bush Presidency
Here's a Google Maps Mashup which plots some of the iconic images from Bush presidency on Google Maps. The template used here is exactly the same as "Barack Obama's Journey of Life". I got the idea for this mashup from a CNN post.
(Note: Click the arrow buttons/autoplay to disable autoplay)
Monday, January 19, 2009
Barack Obama Inauguration Parade Route
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Barack Obama Inauguration - YouTube Videos
Monday, January 12, 2009
Google Maps Mashup for Lunch Buddies
Friday, January 09, 2009
Mashable: Best Google Maps Mashups
Mashable has published a list of 100 of the best mashups and tools out there right now. In this list there are 6 of my mashups listed. Here they are:
- Barack Obama's Journey of Life
(Click here for Google Earth Version)
- Gaza Conflict - (YouTube Videos + Google Maps)
- Prescription Drugs in US Drinking Water
- Tax Payer Contribution to Iraq War by State
- Nation Under Siege: The effect of sea-level rise on coastal cities in United States
- World's Creepiest Places
Thursday, January 08, 2009
UMapper a web-based map authoring application.
UMapper is a web based mapping application with which you can:
• Create interactive flash mapsRecently, news websites have started using UMapper in increasing numbers. UMapper is being adopted by news websites like The Sacramento Bee, Palm Beach Post, Calgary Sun, Gazette Online and more. UMapper is a great tool for showing locations in your news story.
• Display maps on your website or social network
• Export data to Flash ActionScript 3.0 or KML
• Explore and interact with map community
• Fulfill all your map-making dreams
Here is something cool that UMapper can do. Instead of adding points manually, you can simply paste text when creating a new map and UMapper will generate points from the entry for you.
Visit UMapper to learn more about other cool features.
Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Coolest Desis of 2008
What is a desi?. Quoting Wikipedia:
The term "Desi" refers to a person of South Asian heritage, from either India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, or Maldives.DesiClub.com has come out with its annual list of "Top 50 Coolest Desis of 2008". So where in the world are these "The Coolest Desis". Here's a look on Google Maps which shows the places where "The Coolest Desis" are from: