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http://uksnow.benmarsh.co.uk/

map of the uk marking where it's currently snowing using info sourced from twitter.

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http://uksnow.benmarsh.co.uk/

map of the uk marking where it's currently snowing using info sourced from twitter.



Neat. I don't 'do' twitter, but it is snowing here in Guildford B)


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Very cool! Maybe you want to use a different symbol for the show. It looks alot like the clouds that are in some of satalite photographs already.

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Cool idea.

I agree with changing the symbol.

You will also have the problem that there will be more (apparent) snow where there are more Tweeters.... so there will be more snow where there are more people... so it'll be snowing more in the cities... which is okay because "if a snowflake falls...."

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Interesting idea. The problem with a map like this (and correct me if I'm wrong) is that you will only know where snow and people are, not where all snow for the area is. More specifically you will only know where snow and willing tweeters are! It's not a very complete weather picture in that while it tells you concretely where some snow is is does not tell you where all snow is or where there is no snow except as reported by a tweeter. So I'm not sure what this does that a decent weather report with radar doesn't do better?

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just pointing out it's not my work - hence why it's in 'interesting links'. just thought it was a fun mash-up.




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