Fascinating, close to magic. Second edition of the book is out now and I’d love to do this kind of thing. You know, if I managed to double my available time.
I really, really like that quote.
“Gutenkarte downloads public domain texts from Project Gutenberg, and then feeds them to MetaCarta’s GeoParser API, which extracts and returns all the geographic locations it can find.” (via BookTwo)
THIS STUNNING, FREE, ZOOMABLE, SATELLITE-POWERED IMAGE OF THE ENTIRE EARTH'S SURFACE, FULL OF PEOPLE'S PHOTOS, IS SUCH A DISAPPOINTMENT.
Yes, Flickr, maybe I could position my photos on a more zoomed-in map, if you had any map tiles that allowed me to zoom in any closer.
@pixellent Oh, no, I meant retouching, not Up In The Air. Twitter is confusing.
@pixellent I was just thinking that. Not the boring bit, the other bit.
Probably shouldn't put on my online community shepherding hat when I'm in a grumpy mood, but Christ, adults can be childish online.
Came out for our block's picnic, to get to know some neighbours. No idea if any of the people out here are my neighbours. Picnicking alone.
@benhammersley Yes it has some weird specific exemption. Very strange.
As usual, listening to @shiftrunstop while cleaning the flat. Which explains why I'm always several episodes behind.
@chrislunch Maybe you could just dream you've seen Inception and save yourself the time?