Grassroots GPS In Asia
from the 1M-monkeys-with-1M-GPS-devices-or-typewriters... dept
Previously we’ve posted about how online mappers get street info together by just driving around and how Geeplogs could put GPS data online. It was only a matter of time before two guys would just drive around and put all their GPS Point-of-Interest (POI) data out for free. The catch: those two guys started their GPS map in Malaysia and Singapore. These guys need to get together with the wikitravel project…
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GPS data in Wikitravel
Yeah, we’ve talked about putting GPS data into Wikitravel. It’s kinda specialized information, not for everybody — but it could definitely be useful.
For me, when I’m looking for a hotel to sleep in in a new city, I tend to look for street addresses rather than tromping through buildings and across freeways straight at a lat/long as the crow flies. But, y’know, there’s different ways to travel…