Geotagging the news.

Imagine that news stories and blog posts could be tied to a geographic area. If lots of news publishers and bloggers did this, you could:

  • Search Google News for stories from a specific neighborhood, like “Hyde Park in Chicago,” or a general region, like “within 50 miles of Three Mile Island.”
  • Find all the blog posts about your block within the last week, and know that when you posted a response on your own blog, that other people living on your block would be able to find it.
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Geotagging the news.

New Chips Poised to Revolutionize Photography, Film

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For the first time, professional-grade single-lens reflex cameras are gaining the ability to record high-definition video. That capability, photographers say, has the potential to transform both still photography and moviemaking — and it’s largely thanks to advances in the semiconductor technology used to make the image sensors inside these cameras.… Read the rest

New Chips Poised to Revolutionize Photography, Film