Friday, June 10, 2005

Make a Google Maps hack - get mentioned on CNN

Yesterday I reported the mainstream press carrying the Google Maps Associated Press story. CNN has carried this story as well but with a photo of ChicagoCrimes.org Google Maps "masher" Adrian Holovaty.

Google tinkerers make data come alive
June 9th, 2005 - CNN.com

Does anyone remember the term "microstar" that WIRED Magazine coined back in the 90's? This phenomenon is turning folks that are popular online (microstars) to well known figures to the public by their creations! Make a Google Maps hack - get mentioned on CNN! :)
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