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Locate Your Hacks - Information about Geo Technologies and Yahoo Technologies to use for Hacks. Presented at IIT Delhi, Oct 2011

Locate Your Hacks - Information about Geo Technologies and Yahoo Technologies to use for Hacks. Presented at IIT Delhi, Oct 2011

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  • Named Places, Shapes
  • People relate to places: Listings and POIs
  • select name,country from geo.places(100) where text='Delhi'http://isithackday.com/geoplanet-explorer/index.php?start=Delhi
  • Calculating Distances, Radial Distances, Routing, Nearest Place etc.
  • http://developer.yahoo.com/geo/geoplanet/guide/concepts.html#woeidsPoints, Line Segments and PolygonsTangled Hierarchies and RelationshipsSemantic associations and decorationsBounding Boxes and Centroids
  • http://isithackday.com/hacks/geo/distance.php
  • LatitudeFace Book PlacesFireeagleFoursquareRummble- for people and places you loveLocl – Location Based Social NetworkingLoopt – Discover the world around you
  • select * from geo.placefinder where text='28.55412, 77.08718' and gflags='R’http://isithackday.com/hacks/geo/placefinder/
  • http://isithackday.com/geoplanet-explorer/index.php?woeid=20070458select placeTypeName, name from geo.places.belongtos where member_woeid in (select woeid from geo.places where text="New Delhi, India" limit 1)

Locate Your Hacks Presentation Transcript

  • 1. BalajiNarayanan
    Locate Your Hacks
  • 2. 28.55412, 77.08718
  • 3. A place is not a point
  • 4. What comes to your mind?
  • 5. Delhi
  • 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/e_cathedra/2801527312/
    Crows Fly, People Don’t
  • 7. Where On Earth ID (WOEID)
  • 8. Current Location
  • 9. User Presence from Social Networks
  • 10. Place Finder – Location to a Place
  • 11. Geographical Hierarchy
  • 12. Placemaker
  • 13. Sample Applications
  • 14. If you throw a Foursquare user and a Twitter user off a cliff, who would hit the ground first?
  • 15. Twitter user.
    Foursquare user would stop halfway down to do a check in! 
  • 16. Useful Links
    • http://developer.yahoo.com/geo/
    • 17. http://isithackday.com/hacks/geo/
    • 18. http://isithackday.com/geoplanet-explorer/
    • 19. http://developer.yahoo.com/geo/geoplanet/data/
  • Thank You
    Balaji Narayanan
    @balajijegan
    http://balajin.net/blog/
    http://slideshare.net/balajijegan/