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Why I Track My Location and You Should Too

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Talk given by me at Where 2.0 2010

There are notes attached to the slides, I recommend that you use them to follow along as many of the slides won't make much sense on their own. Unfortunately the order of the notes seems to be confused by some of the transitions.

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Why I Track My Location and You Should Too

  1. 1. Why I track my location and you should too John McKerrell
  2. 2. GeoRSS
  3. 3. Map of China • Map of China trip with photos overlaying
  4. 4. Just photos? http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/2087094553/
  5. 5. Map of Where2.0 showing twitters
  6. 6. Detailed trace • Map of running around the block, without home shown
  7. 7. Map of Australia
  8. 8. Singapore
  9. 9. Melbourne
  10. 10. Map of Airlie Beach or Sydney
  11. 11. Long Tail?
  12. 12. Time spent at favourite places - 2008
  13. 13. Time spent at favourite places - 2009
  14. 14. Time spent at favourite places - 2009 Client Office
  15. 15. Time spent at favourite places - 2009 Vegas Holiday Client Office
  16. 16. Time spent at favourite places - 2009 Vegas Holiday Client Office State of the Map Conference
  17. 17. Time spent at favourite places - 2009 Local Train Vegas Holiday Station Client Office State of the Map Conference
  18. 18. Time spent by “state/region” - 2008
  19. 19. Time spent by “state/region” - 2008 (hiding travels near home)
  20. 20. Time spent by “state/region” - 2009 (hiding travels near home)
  21. 21. Time spent by “state/region” - 2009 (hiding travels near home) Inve rcly Vegas SOTM de, Holiday S cotl (Nevada) and London Manchester(Client Office)
  22. 22. http://www.flickr.com/photos/peterito/3054501076/
  23. 23. http://vimeo.com/10636004
  24. 24. http://vimeo.com/10636060
  25. 25. http://vimeo.com/10636149
  26. 26. http://vimeo.com/10636282
  27. 27. http://vimeo.com/10636333
  28. 28. Wrap Up • Real time tracking without free data plans is hard, expensive, annoying
  29. 29. Wrap Up • If you keep a history of your location you can see where you were when you created any online content
  30. 30. Wrap Up • A few years of personal tracking data makes for some impressive visualisations
  31. 31. Acknowledgements • Map data CCBYSA 2010 OpenStreetMap.org contributors • Videos produced by www.itoworld.com
  32. 32. Thank you

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