WhereIHadMyFirstKiss.com

Taking up the charge put forth by Tom Steinberg of MySociety.org, and his (more than likely) tongue-in-cheek suggestion that someone take the code underlying Placeopedia (assign geographic locations to Wikipedia articles) and YourHistoryHere (geographic locations of historical facts and interesting tidbits), I am pleased to announce:


WhereIHadMyFirstKiss: Mapping the World's early romanace.

The project was a means by which to learn the structure of the MySociety framework. I've written up a brief HowTo setup a MySociety mapping site in the wiki pages. You're on your own to create graphics (though I could share some tips).

I hope people will find WIHMFK (yay acronyms) a funny, and potentially interesting project in it's own right. Another small oddity produced by the web and people with too much energy/drive and not enough guidance.

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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.