Over the last few years, the online community has recognized the potential of “mashing up” maps and multimedia content. Numerous popular applications, including Mapquest, Google Earth, CNN’s Perceptive Pixel, and the iPhone use maps to arrange and present data in exciting formats that often trump the ubiquitous Powerpoint slideshow or Excel spreadsheet. Imagine being able to explore recordings of interviews or images of monuments by flying across a landscape showing the context of your work – or demonstrate changing demographics by watching individual census tracts shift year by year. In this workshop, Digital Media Tutors and LIS-GIS Team members Jack Cuneo and Jue Yang will show us what mashups are and how presentations can be enhanced with them.
When: Tuesday, May 19 from 4-5 pm
Where: LIB 105