I’m not sure how long this has been around, but it’s just popped onto my radar:
MapTube – a place to put maps
It’s a collection of Google Maps overlays most of which display demographics, but this one caught my eye – it’s a map showing the actual location of the London Underground lines, like the Way Out Map.
This is surreal. From Improv Everywhere… “On a cold Saturday in New York City, the world’s largest train station came to a sudden halt. Over 200 Improv Everywhere Agents froze in place at the exact same second for five minutes in the Main Concourse of Grand Central Station.”
Remember those video games tables pubs had back in the 70s and 80s? Well they’ve evolved in the guise of Microsoft Surfaces – check out the website ‘magic’ demonstration. There are some great ways to interact photos with it – similar to the multitouch feature of the forthcoming iPhone.
It’ll be pretty neat to sync your mobile device so that your manipulated content can be taken with you.