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

Browsing Posts in Twitter

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 […]

GeoEye has released a Aerial imagery of protests in Bahrain (Pearl Square, Manama, Bahrain). This image was taken on February 26th, 2011 from 423 miles up in space by GeoEye-1 Satellite. Related: Mid East Protests – Tweet Map (Bahrain, Libya, Egypt, Iran, Tunisia) Here’s what Pearl Square looks like in Google Maps prior to the […]

Christchurch, New Zealand got hit by a powerful 6.3 earthquake this evening. This happened couple of hours ago so the damage if any is not known but one can gauge the situation on the ground by looking at tweets from the region. I have put together this Google Maps Mashup which looks at tweets from […]

World Cup Cricket 2011 starts in India tomorrow Saturday February 19th. The opening game is between host countries India and Bangladesh at Sher-E-Bangla Cricket Stadium in Mirpur, Bangladesh (Google Maps View). Millions of fans will be glued to TV to watch these games as cricket is kind of a religion in the sub-continent. Twitter is […]

Here’s a look at “Egypt Protests” on Twitter. This Google Maps Mashup shows the latest tweets from around Egypt tagged with #egypt. The map animates thru the latest tweets from the region. The tweets are displayed at geotagged location on the map at an interval of 5 seconds.

Here’s a interesting Google Maps Mashup I created which maps out your twitter followers. The map animates thru 100 followers at a time. The information window at the location also shows the latest tweet by your Twitter follower. There is a previous and next buttons at the top which retrieves info on previous/next 100 followers. […]

Queensland state in Australia has seen Historic Flooding in recent days with as much as 75% of the state being affected. Folks have been using Twitter to relay information on current conditions and also ask for help. I have created a Google Maps Mashup of tweets from the region. The map animates thru the latest […]

The weather service is projecting that hurricane earl which is currently out in the Atlantic is going to affect states up and down the East Coast of United States by this weekend. There is a lot twitter activity related to Hurricane Earl. Here’s a look at the Twitter activity on Google Maps from Eastern United […]

Lately there’s a lot of talk about “Cloud Computing”. So what is Cloud Computing?. Quoting Wikipedia Cloud Computing is Internet-based computing, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices on demand, like the electricity grid Google Trends is a great tool where you can see when “Cloud Computing” started gaining […]

(cross posted from Michigan Indian Community Blog) Bollywood stars have a huge following in Twitter. Some of the stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra have over 400K followers. Its fascinating to read some of the tweets from these fans. These tweets range from “I miss you” to something like “You will make my […]