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January 14, 2007

Google Map ‘mashups’ as political tools

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jordan @ 3:32 pm

Hi all… just before the new year, Hamid forwarded me this link. It’s an innovative protest blog run Tunisian dissident Sami Ben Gharbia, who has used a Google-map ‘mashup‘ to identify and describe all the major prisons in his country. He includes a number of interesting links to flash- and video-productions on Tunisian political prisoners. One of the most interesting things about the site is the form itself – it’s an almost wholly graphic interface, and therefore much more intuitive and engaging than the standard print blog. Worth a peek.

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