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Geo-Tagging The City

By Marcus Gilmer in Miscellaneous on May 24, 2010 3:00PM

Photographer Eric Fischer has done something pretty damn cool. Using geo-tagging tools and features with available photos from Flickr, he's mapped out the vectors photographed by users in 50 different cities, including Chicago (seen above), as they moved through the cities. Fischer's method:

Taking all timestamps and location stamps at face value.

Black is walking (less than 7mph), Red is bicycling or equivalent speed (less than 19mph), Blue is motor vehicles on normal roads (less than 43mph); Green is freeways or rapid transit.

It's a pretty amazing mapping of the city (check out the very detailed Chicago here) and especially where people choose to photograph. [via]