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Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web
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Location as a layer — Geolocation & the Web

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An internal ‘Lightening talk’ I gave at Madgex, 2011.

An internal ‘Lightening talk’ I gave at Madgex, 2011.

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  • Location information is becoming ingrained in the way we use the web - particularly on a mobile\n\n
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  • Something to do with being mayor.\n(it’s a game, local tips, social aspects - friends in the pub nearby etc.)\n\n
  • Something to do with being mayor.\n(it’s a game, local tips, social aspects - friends in the pub nearby etc.)\n\n
  • Location based social networks like this are potentially a fad, but we're going to see location data (geodata) used more.\n\n
  • Interesting things are starting to emerge with location-based info...\n\n
  • Hipmunk - hotel listings by price, rating, or … heatmap distance from a landmark.\n\n\n
  • Jobboard?\n\n
  • 45mins\n£300K\n\nJobboard?\nJobs near me\nWithin a certain commute\n\nHow about keeping track of where the users access your website, or creating hotspots of website users - could be interesting in a supply/demand capacity.\n\n
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  • 5kb\nUses IP to provide Town/City, County, Country\n\n
  • Google provide lots of tools (as do Yahoo!):\n\nOne being a Reverse Geocoder - turns lat lon into an address.\n\n
  • SimpleGeo is:\n"a ready-to-use location infrastructure that makes it dead simple to make your app location aware."\n\ngetNearby() etc.\n\n
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    • 1. Location as a layer Lightening talk
    • 2. “About one in five smart-phone ownersuse check-in services such as Foursquare, Gowalla or Facebook Places” — ComScore. May 2011
    • 3. Why?
    • 4. Why?(I don’t know)
    • 5. Fad?
    • 6. https://www.google.com/jsapi
    • 7. End

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