How to use Google Maps 8-bit tiles in your own project

Its easy to use the tiles from Google’s 8-bit April Fools day map in your own project. Previously, I outlined a relatively simple way to use the transit layer in your own map. You can use the same technique to pull the 8bit map tiles. You can see a live example of this on Walksy.com. […]

Facebook Scores – Mashup with google maps, facebook data & census data

I looked at the facebook network for La Crosse, WI, my hometown and was impressed that there are 12,856 people on this network alone. People on facebook can belong to only one regional network at a time, so its likely that most of these users actually live in the La Crosse metro region. The city […]