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http://gizmodo.com/5...eotagged-photos

Pretty cool if I must say so. I wonder what this looks like internationally?

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Thats pretty neat! Thanks for sharing

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http://gizmodo.com/5...eotagged-photos

Pretty cool if I must say so. I wonder what this looks like internationally?


I'm betting it involves windmills for my country...
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Cool.
I think some of the conclusions mentioned by the writer are a bit of a stretch though.
"Their conclusion? People really, really like taking pictures of landmarks." Could it just be that other popular subjects, like people and pets don't get geotagged?
"the results generally support my theory that most peoples' vacations consist of trudging to a location of note, snapping a photo to prove that, yes, they actually went, and going directly back home, depressed." Most people trudge, return home depressed? How do you get that from the photos?
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Cool link!

Soon all these photo's will be Photosynthed and time stamped, and we won't need to trudge anywhere any more.

I agree with Dave that the author has a serious bout of depression from working on this project too long. They have been looking at others people's vacation photo's while forgoing their own vacation, which I am sure must've led to their clinical condition. B)

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