The New York TImes tracking the storm by cam as time-lapse:
another time-lapse video of Sandy Shutting New York City Down
Sosiale medier og orkanen (NRK beta)
"Shot by photographer Benjamin Lowy, the image accompanying Bryan Walsh’s Hurricane Sandy piece titled Outsmarting The Surge was taken with nothing but an iPhone and the Hipstamatic photo editing application.
Political use of Sandy: retarded rethorics:
Romney vs. Sandy (youtube)
Hurricane Sandy and open data (open knowledge foundation blog)
Apple Maps lets users see all of Taiwan’s secret military installations: Shanghaiist (as if, hilariously, the Chinese military is reliant on consumer mapping apps), via Dan W.
The Forgotten Mapmaker: Nokia Has Better Maps Than Apple and Maybe Even Google (The Atlantic)
“Just as tempers had begun to cool off after anti-Japanese riots left Hondas and Toyotas strewn, vandalized, across China’s streets two weeks ago, tensions on the microblogging site Weibo began to rise again over news that in Japan, the newly released iPhone 5 listed a set of contested islands — known as Diaoyu in China, Senkaku in Japan, and claimed by both countries — as part of the Okinawa Prefecture, part of Japan. To complicate matters, the Senkaku-labeled islands appear beside a duplicated set of the same islands, labeled the Chinese way. Within the first few hours after news broke, over 760,000 outraged posts appeared on Weibo, nearly all calling for boycotts of the latest iPhone.”