Last week Twitter released its geolocation API, an interface for developers to tack on, and gain access to the point locations from which tweets are sent, so long as users turn it "on." What are the possibilities for a giant, near-real time set of 140 character comments from around the world? Our editors contemplate challenges, opportunities and possible uses.
The first GeoDesign Summit will take place January 6 - 8, 2010 on the ESRI campus in Redlands, California. Academics, engineers, and others will meet to discuss how to leverage geographic analysis in the design process. Learn more at Visit www.geodesignsummit.com for more information.