Map Trawling the Web – the unusual way to geographic information

MapTrawler While experimenting with bbox.me, more than a year ago, I came up with an interesting search method, “Map Trawling.” In short the method can be described as: Find out placenames within a certain area. Feed all these placenames as keywords into a search-engine. The result is: Geographic information, Maps, Transit information, Municipal plans, Tourist […]

The Viper Game – Only Javascript.

Björn Harrtell created this great version of a new Snake game. Initially made for Android but with no Desire-phone this was another option: http://www.wololo.org/viper/ Made entirely in javascript. HTML5  is slowly winning me over…this is fun. /Ulf

How to code

A great piece of advice on Twitter today: I guess this means You should leave no comments/trace in the code and definately only check in data anonymously… /Ulf

Denietary systems

In 2004, the EU ordered Microsoft to pay the largest fine ever handed out by the organization, $794 million. According to Wikipedia the background was: Novell claimed that Microsoft was blocking competitors out of the market through anti-competitive practice. Sun Microsystems complained about the lack of disclosure of some of the interfaces to Windows NT. […]

Blogpost dates corrected

As we just finished moving the site to a new server we switched the blog-engine. We found no better solution than copying and pasting the existing blog posts. As a result the posts all had new dates. I have now manually corrected the dates (and exact time) ! /Ulf