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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

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

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