Browsing All posts tagged under »google«

The best swine flu map

April 27, 2009


Just when I think I’ve had enough of google maps, someone goes and surprises me. This epic output mashing up data from the swineflu epidemic has certainly bowled me over. Is it really from a biomedical research in Pittsburgh? Advertisements

UK unemployment map

February 11, 2009


 Not exactly cutting edge, but here’s how I chose to display the latest UK unemployment figures. (Click on the pins to see the stats). The best bit about using Google Maps is that the comments feature allows our users to share their views on stories without having to use our antiquated forums and saves me […]

Google and ITN join forces on geotagged news

October 22, 2008


File this post under  g for “geek” ITN and Google have paired up to provide users with geotagged news. Quite a few months after the discusion was first had, Google has named ITN as it partner for its ‘Gears Geolocation API’ which enables you to find local news stories based on your current location. The application ‘pinpoints […]

Financial crisis on a global scale

October 10, 2008


The fruits of my labours today (in addition to surviving the hangover from hell). Wanted to embed some stills, maybe I’ll get round to that later. Today really was the day that it hit us just how out of control the financial meltdown really is.   Despite all of the measures by governments around the […]

Today’s hip gadget

September 17, 2008


Mummy, I want one of these!