Tag Archives: google maps

Locations from Goodfellas and Wiseguy Mapped

Every time I’ve watched Martin Scorsese’s Goodefellas (1991) (which is more than a few) one of the things that always strikes me is how familiar I am with the built environment of the film. I grew up on the South Shore … Continue reading

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Breezy Point

I was spending some time last night exploring Google Maps to find a few true crime sites in Brooklyn and Queens (I’ll talk about this in more detail in my next post). While browsing a birdseye view of Brownsville and … Continue reading

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Hey Downes and Cogdog, I invented neighborhood screencast google streetview blogging damn it! You two will never be the bava. NEVER!!! There is a new god of instructional technology, and I am he!!!!! Give credit where credit is due, I … Continue reading

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George Meadows from the Education department here at UMW just turned Martha and I on to MapLib. It’s a tool that basically allows you to add web-based images to the site and lay the Google Maps interface on top of … Continue reading

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Marking Digital History at UMW

Jeff McClurken’s Adventure’s in Digital History seminar is (or is it “was” now?) a pretty amazing thing. The driving logic of the course was that four distinct projects, each dealing with a unique facet of local history, were be framed … Continue reading

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Embedding iFrames on WPMu

While text encoding is proving hellacious for me with WPMu, embedding iframes has never been easier (keep in mind there are risks involved, so think before you drink!). I found a pretty cool plugin for WPMu (there is also one … Continue reading

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Collaborative Google Maps

I have been creating a Google Map for my recent trip to Tuscany (still in its infancy), and while doing so I realized that Google’s My Maps now has a collaborate feature that allows you to add other users to … Continue reading

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