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This page is a Weblog of the Google Maps Mashups I have created and other interesting mashups I have found on the web

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Tomorrow January 17th is Martin Luther King Day in United States. Its a federal holiday here in United States celebrating Martin Luther King’s birthday (January 15th, 1929). Martin Luther King Day is observed on 3rd Monday in January every year. Here’s a “Martin Luther King” journey map which I created couple of years ago. It […]

The 2010 Commonwealth Games will start in New Delhi, India on October 3rd. The Queen’s Baton Relay started in India on June 25th, 2010. After travelling through various cities in India the Baton Relay will end at New Delhi on October 3rd, 2010 (opening ceremonies). I created a Google Maps Mashup which shows the Baton […]

Google Maps has added a lot of experimental features to its maps.google.com page. To enable/select each of the feature, look for the “New” link at the top right on the Google Maps page. One of the features lets you rotate the maps. Here is India upside down: (Other features listed below) Drag ‘N’ Zoom: Zooming […]

Edmund Fitzgerald sank 34 years ago on November 10th, 1975 in Lake Superior. All 29 crew members lost their lives that day. I have created a Google Maps Mashup which shows the exact location of the tragedy in Lake Superior along with hometowns of the mariners on Edmund Fitzgerald who died. I have also created […]

World Economic Forum has published “Global Competitiveness Report 2009-2010” which features 133 economies. The report contains extensive section of data tables with global rankings covering over 100 indicators. One of table looks at “Female to Male Participation in Labor Force” which I mashed it up with Google Maps. Topping the list is Mozambique where for […]

Twitter announced today that it will release a new API that will allow developers to add latitude and longitude to any tweet (via Google Maps Mania and Programmable Web) This is interesting because just last week I created a Google Maps Mashup of users last X number of tweets. While looking at the Twitter API […]

Here is a Google Maps Mashup showing the last 10 tweets of each of the bollywood celebrities. Click on the radio button on the left to select the Bollywood Celebrity whose tweets you want to see. The Map automatically moves on to the next tweet after every 8 seconds. You can however disable it by […]

I have updated my twitter status map. Should have done this early. Now you can click on url’s embedded in your twitter status. For example here’s how Bollywood’s Mallika Sherawat’s Twitter Status looks like on a map: View Larger Map You can Embed the map in your website. Here’s the code!! Replace the mibazaar user […]

UPDATE: This seems to be working nowAll my twitter mashups (iran tweets, iran protests, ford fiesta, latest twitter status, michael jackson tweets…) stopped working because of the following error with Google’s Geocoding API: Looks like the end tag </AdministrativeArea> is missing. Hoping they would fix this error soon. XML Parsing Error: mismatched tag. Expected: </AdministrativeArea>Location: […]

Here’s Michael Jackson bio map which I created which shows important stages in Michael Jackson’s life and also has couple of YouTube videos. The map automatically animates, in chronological order, through the map markers. You can however pause the auto play feature by clicking on “Pause Auto Play” or just by clicking on forward, back […]