1. Beyond Local Search -- Panel Discussion Moderated by Pete Warden

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    Pete Warden (former Apple engineer, founder of OpenHeatMap, creator of the Data Science ToolKit) moderates the panel entitled “Beyond Local Search: Local Data Connecting the Real World" at the Hackers & Founders Hackathon on 4/22/2011. The panel addresses how Local Data is moving beyond its traditional scope of powering Local Search and Yellow Pages, and is increasingly being used to connect people with the world around them. Panelists include: Steve Coast, Principle Architect, Bing Mobile and Founder of OpenStreetMap, Greg Lindahl (Founder, CTO Blekko), Darian Shirazi (CEO & Founder, Fwix), and Max Ogden (fellow at Code for America).

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    • SXSW Interactive Checkin Visualization

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      This is the data SimpleGeo collected from the eight geolocated data providers (FourSquare, Gowalla, Twitter, Flickr, Bump, Brightkite, BlockChalk, and Fwix) during the South by SouthWest Interactive Festival. The live datastream was available on http://austin.vicarious.ly, but we thought people might enjoy a conference retrospective in data. If you'd like to have access to this data and more, and/or outsource your entire geolocation infrastructure to the experts in massive geodatasets, check out http://simplegeo.com; we're in Beta right now, with a full launch at the end of March! Created with Processing (http://processing.org/ ). Maps from the OpenStreetMap project (http://www.openstreetmap.org ). Music: "Pocket Tanks," Eliran Ben-Ishai (DNA-Groove).

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