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The appeal of Web 2.0
Posted: 12 April 2007 1 Comment

While many earlier projects requiring user involvement were less than successful just months ago, many more are now booming and bursting with user generated content. To give you an idea of the potential Web 2.0 hold for an application/service like Google Earth, simply look to panoramio.com (my space is http://www.panoramio.com/user/2748) and see how this application is truly changing GE... ...

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MindBullet logo GOOGLE EARTH WORLD'S SIXTH BIGGEST ECONOMY
Virtual world covers two-thirds of the 'real' world
Dateline: 7 June 2017
Google Earth's virtual online buildings, designed and built by the in-world residents, now cover most of the developed world and all major tourism destinations. The annual value of e-commerce and online financial services makes it the planet's sixth biggest economy. Google's 3D view of the world, using satellite imagery, was too big to turn into a detailed representation of every building ...
Alt World Cup
Posted: 26 October 2006

There is truth in today's MindBullets about the 2012 event. After the sucessful staging of the homeless people's world cup I can see an alternate cup being hosted that welcomes new forms of the sport... and I can see Africa and South America leading the way.

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MindBullet logo FIFA OUTRAGED BY RIVAL WORLD CUP
South Africa exploits 2010 success to expand the game
Dateline: 21 January 2011
South Africa has announced that it will host the first Alternative Football World Cup in 2012. Following the spectacular success of the 2010 World Cup, the country has decided to cash in on the infrastructure and tourism boom. “We have secured full commitment from six sporting bodies and expect to host an event similar in size to last year's FIFA World Cup,” said Danny Jordaan, chief ...

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