Tonight I’ve stayed up too late experimenting with worldKit, a mapping application that has mind-blowing possiblities for connecting place and the web. I’ve set up a short demo here.
“This is an atlas of maps and graphic representations of the geographies of the new electronic territories of the Internet, the World-Wide Web and other emerging Cyberspaces.
A news-wire service that makes it possible to find bloggers in particular geographic areas
Last night I finally began the process of transfering the original WhereProject site (meager as it was) to Drupal. It will take a while to move past content over and work out a few bugs, but I don’t want to wait until it’s all up and running before I begin adding new entries. This has been my main problem all along: I get bogged down in the technology and never quite get to the the actual creation of content. We’ll see if having this new version of the site provides the impetus to actually begin writing about place again and getting others to collaborate with me on my dissertation project. Here goes nothing…