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Google Instant on your Maps

geo-autocomplete is a jQuery extension I wrote to convert any input field on a web page into an autocomplete field that suggests locations in real-time as you type. It’s like Google Instant for your Maps. The location results are supplied … Continue reading

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5 Gadgets For Running

Early this morning I ran my first half-marathon. We started over the Sydney Harbour Bridge, ran around the City, and ended up at the Sydney Opera House. It was a beautiful day and a great experience. My recent running adventures … Continue reading

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How to display approximately geo-located Tweets on a map

Most geo mashups such as GeoMeme display Tweets and other geo-located content as points on a map, based on exact latitude/longitude coordinates. Easy. At the inaugural Chirp Conference this week, Twitter released its Places feature which instead allows Tweets to … Continue reading

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Location-aware mobile web apps using Google Maps v3 + geolocation

When hiring Engineers, I always look for evidence of pet projects, so recently I thought it was fair to create one of my own: GeoMeme, the fun way to measure and share real-time local twitter trends. Visitors to GeoMeme choose … Continue reading

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Fast map re-location using Google Static Maps v2 + geocoder

GeoMeme is a pet project of mine. It’s a web app, and also a mobile web app for iPhone and Android, that measures real-time local twitter trends. Visitors to GeoMeme choose a location on the map, and two search terms … Continue reading

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