Guardian Unlimited Technology | Technology | It's all in the mix: "It's all in the mix
What do you get if you combine, say, the tagging system from one site with the RSS feed of another? A software mashup, one of the hits of Web 2.0, reports Jack Schofield
Thursday February 2, 2006
Dan Catt grabbed his digital camera, went for a walk in the country near where he lives in Stoke on Trent, and ended up being hired by Yahoo. Well, quite a lot happened in between. Such as Catt launching a website called Geobloggers.com to display his pictures, which also enabled other people to put Flickr photos on Google Maps.
'I put up 17 photos to start,' says Catt, 'and they were dotted around my local area. At the end of the first day there was about 150, and at the end of the first week, just under a thousand. I think there's over 100,000 geotagged photos now - probably a lot more! The idea spoke to people.'"