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Historypin: Google Maps and the 4th Dimension

Google Tech Talk (more info below) July 13, 2011 Presented by Nick Stanhope. ABSTRACT This week, Historypin, a project developed by London non-profit We Are What We Do in partnership with Google, launched its new site and Android app. The project aims to being millions of people together around historical content and the stories and recollections behind it. The site and app enable users to pin content in place and time, as well as layer street level content onto Street View. Speaker Info: Nick Stanhope is CEO of We Are What We Do and Executive Director of Historypin. Nick graduated in Modern History from Oxford University in 2002 and worked as a history teacher and community worker till 2007, when he took over at We Are What We Do and set up the organisation to create a stream of successful products and tools that aim to affect people's behaviour in positive ways, including the famous I'm Not a Plastic Bag shopper and Internet Buttons.
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