"The technology that is paired with online maps is constantly improving, which means the ways media organizations are using them have become more diverse. Check out a few online maps that are furthering what’s possible with map mashups."
"This map shows all trains on the London Underground network ... The trains move in approximately real time. ... Live departure data is fetched from the TfL API, and then it does a bit of maths and magic. It’s surprisingly okay given this was done in only a few hours at Science Hackday...[by Matthew Somerville et al]"
"Stuart Pinfold ... has put together a google map that shows the locations of the BBC's global correspondents, stringers and bureaux."
It's with mixed feelings that I announce the end of one of my projects, chicagocrime.org. ..."
because of we really, really needed league tables from every national football league plotted on a Google Map of Europe... BATE Borisov top the table in Belarus!
The BBC's iPM is building a Google Maps mashup of its listeners' locations. Send in your postcode by e-mail or snail mail.
"The future of [Ofcom's Sitefinder website] which details all the mobile phone masts in the UK is in doubt following a row over divulging "commercially sensitive" information." (Cough. Scrape! Cough.)
"Times & Space is a very crude maps hack (best viewed in Firefox) combining the entire New York Times Archives with Google Maps."
Loads of US papers are now producing crime-plotting map mashups. Here's a list of them.
Yet another crime map mashup. A particularly nice one.
David Lord's Bridge Map mashup displays 700,000 bridges by combining the National Bridge Inventory database found on the US Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration website with Google Maps.
"Google Maps is launching a new feature Wednesday that enables people to create customized maps with content from multiple mashup Web sites."
Google Maps and its competitors have "become a sprawling, networked atlas — a 'geoweb' that's expanding so quickly its outer edges are impossible to pin down. ... Today, the number of mashed-up Google Maps exceeds 50,000."
NewsMap, the newsroom Google Maps mashup-maker that web consultancy Puffbox produced for Sky News, is getting a chance to prove its utility for presenting stories and user-submitted material under the breaking news conditions that it was designed for. As Puffbox boss Simon Dickson highlights over on his blog, Sky News had today using the tool to [...]