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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So how are folks reacting on twitter to them being laid off or someone else who is laid off. Here’s a Twitter Map I created which shows exactly that. Select the regions (radio buttons) on the map which will show laid off tweets form that region. Oh BTW I am independent now. So if you […]

Layoffs – 2009

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Total number of jobs lost in January 2009 adds to over 130,000 of which yesterday alone saw 70,000 jobs lost. Here’s a look on Google Maps, the location of corporations which are laying off employees. (Note: the data shown is sourced from Forbes and is for 2009).

November, 2008 saw job losses upwards of 533,000 which was the worst in 34 years. According to the labor department unemployment rate rose to 6.7 percent last month which is the highest reading since 1993. That is terrible and that too so close to the holidays. Twitter is one of the places to find out […]