Friday, June 03, 2005

Most recent Seattle 911 calls plotted on Google Maps

Here's an interesting and impacting Google Maps overlay. See the most recent 911 Emergency calls and their specific locations around the city of Seattle, USA.

"In my own opinion": Not since the webcam and perhaps the photo-blog has reality made it's way onto the Internet so quickly. This kind of stuff is what will push portability - PDA's, Smartphones, etc.. Before these services, you could wait. These kinds of services (traffic, taxi locations, emergency situations) will make you want to bring the Internet with you like never before.

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