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Locate Your Hacks

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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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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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