Sunday, November 13, 2005

Odds and Ends..

Shoefiti tracks the locations of shoes hanging from power lines - This map was started to try to hold the local power company in Minneapolis accountable for their inconsistent responses to shoe removal requests. The map illustrates that shoes are removed in affluent neighborhoods but ignored in more challenged neighborhoods. Shoe locations are gathered through an email tip-line.

Google writes a song: "Get Lost and found on your phone" - Did you hear the song that
Fire up your flash player and have a listen to the MP3 (complete with lyrics to follow along!) [via]

What Google Maps looks like in 8-bit (with sound!) - A funny look at what Google Maps might look like in 8-bit. ;) [via]

Historic Canadian Locations - The Canadian History News blog has organized links to Google Maps satellite views of historic Canadian locations.
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