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Topic: Google

InSTEDD: Open Source Software that saves lives

February 26, 2010, 12:34 pm

I gave a 20x20 talk at the Auckland Web Meetup last night (my last one before I move back to the States!) on the humanitarian software organization InSTEDD. The following are my slides with notes.

Add an interactive legend to a MarkerManager managed Google Map

November 22, 2009, 11:22 am

There’s plenty of help out there for adding a legend to a Google Map. There are resources for working with MarkerManager as well. I can’t believe this is new ground, but there didn’t seem to be anything related to getting an interactive legend to play nice with MarkerManager. Now there is!

Ego-surfing, 2001 style!

October 10, 2008, 10:10 am

In honor of their 10th anniversary, Google have made available search as it was in 2001 (love the exclamation point on the logo, guys!).

Google Code Search: Dang

October 6, 2006, 10:06 am

Google Labs has done it again. The company that made it OK to use AJAX now lets programmers search the source code of jillions (that’s a technical term) of software projects. OK, so this probably isn’t news to developers out there, but the reason I’m excited about it is a little more personal.