Daily Archives: June 7, 2007

Google Street View hits The Daily Show

Lewis Black has a hilarious rant on privacy issues of Street View from the “worldwide leader in freaking people out”. The Freakonomics blog has an interview with Google Product Manager Stephen Chau on Street View. More on: google, maps, Street View … Continue reading

Posted in fun, google, maps, street view | 1 Comment

Getting Google Street View in your pocket

WHERE has released a clever hack that lets you pull up Google Street View pictures on your cell phone. Just find a business and if it’s in Street View coverage, you’ll see a link to view the picture. Google’s own … Continue reading

Posted in google, gps, maps, satellite navigation, street view, where, wireless, wireless data

Outside.in puts neighborhood news on the map

Brady at O’Reilly Radar has a great post on Outside.in. The startup aggregates local blogs, organizes them by neighborhood and plots them on a map. I’ve written before about the importance of being hyperlocal. If I were running a media … Continue reading

Posted in city guides, geotagging, journalism, local search, maps, media, newspapers, web 2, web 2.0

Hunting for free WiFi

I’m not a coffee drinker, so the Starbucks brand means exactly one thing: no free WiFi. I was walking through Georgetown yesterday and grumbled (and shot this picture) as I walked past the Starbucks on M Street in my quest … Continue reading

Posted in wireless, wireless data | 3 Comments