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Geotagging around the world

This week’s ¬†task included¬†positioning a personal point of interest onto a collaborative Google Map. An easier exercise for me, as was somewhat familiar with the idea about layers and positioning the “pin” as used Maps to let people know where we were when overseas last year. 99 more words

Camera Restricta Ensures Original Photography

Proper documentation is important, and when traveling it is commonly achieved via photography. Redundant documentation is often inefficient, and the Camera Restricta — in a commentary on the saturation of photographed landmarks and a recent debate on photographic censorship in the EU — aims to challenge the photographer into taking unique photographs. 185 more words

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"I know where you are...."

Social Media plays a pivotal role in out lives; from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr and Google+ to name a few. Most individuals use social media to keep in touch with family, friends and keep followers abreast on activities and achievements. 546 more words


Bustle: How To Add Location To Instagram Stories Using Geotags In The App

Nice. I’m all in favor of (consensual, clearly-disclosed) geotagging: How To Add Location To Instagram Stories Using Geotags In The App. “Today, Instagram announced a major upgrade to Stories with the addition of a new Instagram sticker tool that lets users add seasonal stickers and stickers with contextual info like the weather, time, and location. 36 more words

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CAMEL Lab, U Chicago, Launches New Data Repository

The CAMEL Lab at the University of Chicago has launched a new online data repository. “The Center for Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes (CAMEL Lab) at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago would like to announce that a substantial subset of its digital holdings of maps and geospatial data are now available for online public search and download…. 29 more words

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Surfacing Geographic Bias in Wikipedia

A new site lets you surface possible geographic bias in Wikipedia. “A new website lets you uncover geographical biases in Wikipedia articles by tracking down where editors of different languages source their information. 64 more words

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