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14/04/2014 / iOS, openFrameworks

Created by Eric Rieper, Wake Up With the World is a an iOS application that turns your wake up alarm into musical collaborative experience. When you wake your GPS coordinates are translated into musical notes and combined with those of every other ...
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08/08/2011 / Android, Objects

Created by Andreas Müller, the lamp North is based around the simple idea that wherever you are in the world, there is always another place out there that is important to you and you have a relationship with. The lamp visualises this ...
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02/08/2011 / Theory

[Eric Fischer / Locals and Tourists #45 (GTWA #133): Los Angeles and Pasadena / 2010] A month ago in Minneapolis, nestled amidst the brilliant programming of the inaugural Eyeo Festival, Mark Hansen organized a panel on data visualization and social justice ...
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12/07/2011 / c++

See Something or Say Something is a project by Eric Fischer which maps out locations of Flickr pictures (red dots) and locations of Twitter tweets (blue dots). Note the white dots are locations that have been posted to both services. Although there ...
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05/05/2011 / iPad, iPhone, WebApp

Together with a few colleagues at NYTimes R&D, for the last week Jer Thorp has been working on a project called openpaths.cc. The site lets you upload your location data from your iDevice, securely store it and explore it via a map ...
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04/04/2011 / openFrameworks

SubMap is a project by Dániel Feles, Krisztián Gergely, Attila Bujdosó and Gáspár Hajdu at Kitchen Budapest. The project visualises and sonificates data pulled from one of the biggest news sites of Hungary, origo.hu. One frame is one day, and on one day many things can happen. ...
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20/09/2010 / iPhone

Currently in development and Created by Mothership, Kinetic is a GPS-based tracking and training app for running, cycling, hiking, walking… designed specifically to help you measure, record, store, review and analyse your location based data. Packaged in a beautiful interface with features ...
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04/05/2010 / Cinder

Created by David Wicks, Distance and Common Desires is a series of prints created through analysis of submissions to Destinations. David filtered people’s responses to the questions “Where do you want to go?” and “Why do you want to go there?” ...
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27/12/2009 / iPhone

DaylightCal visualises the duration, angle and quality of sunlight wherever you are. Using weather forecast data, DaylightCal calculates the distribution of daylight for any location and date worldwide. Find out how much daylight you've got left today and how much ...
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17/10/2008 / iPhone

Brightkite Team have just released this video of their upcoming iPhone app. The app looks fantastic and we can't wait to get our hand on it. It should be available in the AppStore "soon". You can find out more about Brightkite by reading ...
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12/10/2008 / WebApp

 Brightkite is a location-based social network. In real time you can see where your friends are and what they're up to. An invite only service allows you to connect to your friends and always stay in touch with where they are. ...