Blogmapper

BlogMapper is a website with an online app that pulls the geo:lat/lon from a blogs header and displays it on a map. It uses Flash, which is pretty, but also a little annoying for embedding a map image on a frontpage of a site, or a stand-alone app. The app uses the RDFMapper.

In-Duce also talks about Geotags in Exif Headers. Of course, they're lucky enough to live in Japan, where apparently a Yen a dozen, or somesuch.

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Andrew Turner is an advocate of open standards and open data. He is actively involved in many organizations developing and supporting open standards, including OpenStreetMap, Open Geospatial Consortium, Open Web Foundation, OSGeo, and the World Wide Web Consortium. He co-founded CrisisCommons, a community of volunteers that, in coordination with government agencies and disaster response groups, build technology tools to help people in need during and after a crisis such as an earthquake, tsunami, tornado, hurricane, flood, or wildfire.