WebMapSocial 12/21: Lightning Talks

  • December 21, 2010 · 7:00 PM
  • Google / Building 40

We've got a great lineup of potentially electrifying speakers for our Lightning Talk meetup Tuesday, December 21, 2010 -- our last meeting of the year. See you there!!

Brendan Nee, Co-founder of BlinkTag Inc.
modepick.com - Compares time and cost of travel via different modes: carsharing, driving, transit, biking and walking.

Peter Olfe, CEO & Co-Founder near2there
near2there.com - We save all of the places you want to go and remind you when you are near.

Kris Gorrepati
Environmental information made accessible and useful.

Mitchell Pearce, CEO OnlineImage.biz
USGeocoder.com: versatile, affordable, and up to date.

Chris Nicholas, UN Volunteer - day job: Senior Systems Engineer, Apple Computer
Aftershocks from Haiti: Crowdsourced IT for International Development - A case study of open source software adoption at the World Food Program.

Ash Ashrafi, www.ylabz.com
Social Sample - Users are able to discover free product samples on a local map. Share and provide product feedback.
Timemap - Maps Google Calendar onto Google Maps on Android.

Newton Chan, Faculty Foothill College
~nchan: Using CSS to pretty up Google Map and Mashups.



Provisions:
Dinner is generously sponsored by Google. Drinks (beer, water, juice) are generously sponsored by Dice.

Getting There:
We meet in Kiev Training Room of Building 40 at Google HQ in Mountain View. To locate our meeting place, use this map. If you've never been there, you may need a few extra minutes to navigate through the campus. To get to Kiev Training Room, you must enter through the lobby of Building 40. Once in the lobby, Google requires that you sign an electronic NDA and wear a sticky badge (watch out for your suede jackets). Please be courteous of their professional space and grant them this request. Security will escort you to Kiev Training Room after you've signed in. Thank you for your understanding.

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Hey, don't forget:
Tuesday, 12/21/2010, is also the Winter Solstice at 3:38 PM Pacific Time. And, for the first time since Gallileo, there's a lunar eclipse as well with partial eclipse starting at 10:33 PM, Monday night, 12/20/10 and continuing to 2 AM, 12/21. Path Map. Visibility Map. Not only is the Sun at its lowest but the Moon is disappearing, too -- so get out in the cold night air and annoy the neighbors by beating on those garbage can lids and other ceremonial noise makers to bring them back.... :-)


Thanks always for your support and participation. YOU make this Meetup great.

Catherine and Alec

catherine[at]endpointenvironmental[dot]com
ada[at]dara-abrams[dot]com

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  • kent

    It was good to give people a chance to share ideas. Some of the ideas needed a few more minutes of time.

    December 22, 2010

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    December 20, 2010

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Rafaël

We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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