Maptivism getting easier, happening more

Combine mapping, with participation, and a subject matter that needs attention, and you can create some powerful, useful tools. Google Maps APIs and various mashup techniques made it easy for technologists to build services that pulled together these concepts, but now hosted services like Ushahidi’s CrowdMap and SeeClickFix are opening up the possibilities to more. […]

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Newsmap and 10×10

These have made the rounds before, but they are worth a second (and third, and… well for me it’s an everyday thing) look: newsmap builds a graphical representation of the top stories at Google News that makes it easy to discern what the most popular ones of the day are. 10×10 does something similar, culling […]

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