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The Library of Congress is a flickr user

Apparently, The Library of Congress is a “pro” flickr user. I haven’t looked at the flickr API in awhile, but as I was refreshing my memory of the flickr.photos.search API, I noticed this parameter I didn’t remember: is_commons (optional): Limit … Continue reading

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Creating an open web of points of interest

Location data is everywhere. From huge government databases of geographic features to your pictures in Facebook, it seems like almost every piece of information around nowadays is tagged with its location. However, it still seems that no one is effectively … Continue reading

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The “Internet of Places”

The “Internet of Places” is a nice article putting forth an ecosystem of information and services to bring the geospatial world better in line with the Web. Or one could even say it suggests an information ecosystem where geospatial data … Continue reading

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JOB: Principal Software Engineer – Pipes Team

I was excited to see this. I think Pipes and YQL are some of the most exciting mashup technologies out there right now, so it’s heartening to see Yahoo! hiring for this team in the midst of all the turmoil … Continue reading

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Mashups 3.0 – Moving Beyond Maps

I came across this story today, “Yahoo Opens Address Book Interface.” A quote: Yahoo is opening the interface for its address book for outside use…For example, a programmer starting up a social networking site could use the interface to send … Continue reading

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