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Bing - New Bing Maps Application: Destination Maps - Bing Maps Blog - Bing Community
"Need to give people directions to your house, business or party (yeah, baby!). Use the Destination Maps application just specify a place (such as Club XS in Las Vegas); set the area of interest by dragging the sides of the on-map square to include all the areas people are coming from; then give the map a title. You can select multiple map styles such as Sketchy, European, American or Treasure (a la pirate! – featured). Very reminiscent of the Line Drive maps from my Vicinity days...only way fricking cooler!"
maps  mapping  bing  tcsnmy  directions  geo  piratemaps  papernet  mashups 
january 2010 by robertogreco
Chris Heathcote: anti-mega: pirates and scalpels
"These are the maps I create daily. They’re pirate maps – simple maps that have just the information I need to get somewhere. I’ve learnt that what’s most important for me are roads and roadnames. Often I’ll be using these with google maps on my phone – matching the flashing blue dot and roads with the map. Actually – I’ve very forgetful, and I’ll leave them in the hotel. Luckily, as I’ve said before, the learning is in the making."
chrisheathcote  papercamp  piratemaps  papernet  hacking  mapping  maps  mapmaking  cartography  travel  geolocation  guidebooks  books  cv  learning  wayfaring  orientation  making  diy 
january 2009 by robertogreco
[this is aaronland] What if web pages “foxed” like paper?: The Shape of Content
"even if you used a tool like maps to find something you might use separate application to actually make yourself a pirate map...Imagine being able to link to completely different pirate map tool by passing location's latitude & longitude"
maps  papernet  mapping  piratemaps  api 
march 2008 by robertogreco

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