Thanks Gowalla team, I’m building an Activity Streams aggregator at Praized now and each checkins.atom feed is a perfect real-world geohose.
Just sent my Ignite Where proposal: “People Suck at Naming Places”. You can still submit yours too. The world of precise coordinates is easy to interact with using software. The problem is humans don’t use precise coordinates to represent places. They don’t even agree on place names. They also do it in several different dialects.Continue reading “My Ignite Where Talk Proposal: People Suck at Naming Places”