The high-level summary

New from the MySociety genii:, capsule the curiously-capitalised PlaceOpedia. Think Google Maps ? Wikipedia. Brilliant. Except that, as I write, all the links read


  1. well I haven’t got any money, but I have got a Z1 [tee hee] – mind you that’s probably the reason for the former…

  2. Ooooh! Shiny!
    You ended up with a Z1, then, rather than a Canon XL? Interesting… and making me extremely jealous.

  3. patrick titley

    9 May, 2006 at 11:41 am

    I haven’t got a Z1, but I live at the top of the M1. And funnily enough my very first job in television was as a trainee camera assistant in Bristol – and the very first show I ever worked on was the first episode of Think Of A number, Johnny Ball’s first series.

  4. Just a random idea, but have you seen
    – I *think* they had some sort of (NESTA?) funding to produce a new kind of science magazine, might be some interesting crossover with your plans?

  5. Yes, the Inkycircus lasses are doing some great work with their blog. I’m not sure what stage the magazine is at – I’m surprised if they’re not involved in Flipside, actually – but I should pursue. Luckily, the NESTA folks seem to know everybody I don’t, and rather big on trying to join the dots between everything.
    Thanks for the thought: and if anyone here isn’t reading Inkycircus, it’s well worth subscribing to. They write well, pick fun stuff, and are less annoying than Boing Boing.

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