make your own: + google maps
- I've recently been blogging a lot about the various <whatever> + google maps sites that are popping up all over the place.
In a nutshell, you input some geographical location data such as a postcode and the site generates a map, borrowed from google maps, displaying <whatever> on that map.
So far the best I've seen are:
GeoBloggers (Flickr + google maps):
And the various sites taking BBC feeds, including news, travel, traffic
cams, etc and overlaying it on google maps:
I've had a go myself and created a very simple "social software
events + google maps" example. I've also written some step by step
instructions with screen shots:
You really (I keep telling myself) don't have to be geeky to do this...
Robin Hamman MA MPhil