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My new microwhistleblower site, tattle.io

Tattle is a microwhistleblowing app; anonymous messaging geolocated to your neighborhood. It's very new and beta. [more inside]
posted by Cosmo7 on May 28, 2014 - 3 comments

Local mom discovers one weird old tip to stop wars

Prevent intractable wars in the Middle East with this 1 weird old trick. Uses HTML5 geolocation and the Sunlight Labs congress API, which are both pretty rad tools.
posted by ecmendenhall on Sep 5, 2013 - 0 comments

MTransit Minneapolis St. Paul Metro Transit App

This is a web application optimized for mobile devices that pulls realtime data from the MetroTransit.org municipal data feed in real time. If you're trying to catch the bus, you can find stations by full-text search, bookmark them and reload the page for live-updates of bus arrivals. It's made with Flask (a Python based web framework and Twitter Bootstrap a CSS framework). MTransit can also locate the closest bus stops to you via a geolocation API available in most browsers. It displays well on tablets, phones and good old browsers. [more inside]
posted by godisdad on Dec 30, 2012 - 0 comments

tipster: gratuity rates and customs for services anywhere in the world

Gratuities can be tricky: obligatory in some countries, but perceived as insulting in others. tipster.io aims to help travellers with an intuitive interface: devices and browsers that support geolocation receive tipping rates for their current location, while others can look up rates from a database of countries. [more inside]
posted by Bora Horza Gobuchul on Dec 30, 2012 - 7 comments

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