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How to use Geolocation
in your web app

                   Raffi Krikorian, Twitter @raffi
              Future of Web Apps,...
People want to talk
about where they are
People want to discover
what’s around them
Location is -
Location is -

Context and Relevancy
Location is -

Context for production
Location is -

Context for consumption
Location is -

Globally applicable,
locally relevant
When people think of location,
they think of a place
Sometimes the actual place
doesn’t matter
What makes a place?
What makes a place?

53o20’44.5”N,   6o15’39.7”W
What makes a place?

Temple Bar / Dublin / Ireland
What makes a place?

Rome or Roma / Tokyo or
What makes a place?

WOEID 560743 or
twID cd7c17e3e56d7920
How do I get started?
IP-based location
W3C Geolocation
Coalition of the willing
Brokered location
Location databases
But, why?
I’m a user, and
I want the future
@Twitter
REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
Associated Press
Thanks!
How to use Geolocation in your webapp @ FOWA Dublin 2010
How to use Geolocation in your webapp @ FOWA Dublin 2010
How to use Geolocation in your webapp @ FOWA Dublin 2010
How to use Geolocation in your webapp @ FOWA Dublin 2010
How to use Geolocation in your webapp @ FOWA Dublin 2010
How to use Geolocation in your webapp @ FOWA Dublin 2010
How to use Geolocation in your webapp @ FOWA Dublin 2010
How to use Geolocation in your webapp @ FOWA Dublin 2010
How to use Geolocation in your webapp @ FOWA Dublin 2010
How to use Geolocation in your webapp @ FOWA Dublin 2010
How to use Geolocation in your webapp @ FOWA Dublin 2010
How to use Geolocation in your webapp @ FOWA Dublin 2010
How to use Geolocation in your webapp @ FOWA Dublin 2010
How to use Geolocation in your webapp @ FOWA Dublin 2010
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Building geolocation into your web app is becoming a necessity for almost everyone these days. It's a complex problem though, so in this session you'll learn from how Twitter is doing this and pick up important lessons for your web app.

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  1. 1. How to use Geolocation in your web app Raffi Krikorian, Twitter @raffi Future of Web Apps, Dublin, 2010
  2. 2. People want to talk about where they are
  3. 3. People want to discover what’s around them
  4. 4. Location is -
  5. 5. Location is - Context and Relevancy
  6. 6. Location is - Context for production
  7. 7. Location is - Context for consumption
  8. 8. Location is - Globally applicable, locally relevant
  9. 9. When people think of location, they think of a place
  10. 10. Sometimes the actual place doesn’t matter
  11. 11. What makes a place?
  12. 12. What makes a place? 53o20’44.5”N, 6o15’39.7”W
  13. 13. What makes a place? Temple Bar / Dublin / Ireland
  14. 14. What makes a place? Rome or Roma / Tokyo or
  15. 15. What makes a place? WOEID 560743 or twID cd7c17e3e56d7920
  16. 16. How do I get started?
  17. 17. IP-based location
  18. 18. W3C Geolocation
  19. 19. Coalition of the willing
  20. 20. Brokered location
  21. 21. Location databases
  22. 22. But, why?
  23. 23. I’m a user, and I want the future
  24. 24. @Twitter
  25. 25. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
  26. 26. Associated Press
  27. 27. Thanks!
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