the city & ʎʇıɔ ǝɥʇ
September 7, 2010 9:12 PM Subscribe
posted by Bora Horza Gobuchul (17 comments total)
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, currently in beta, is a collaborative effort
to enable users to travel forward and backward in time within major cities of the world, watching changes take place over both the short (political protests in Tehran) and long (history of the city of Rome) term. Locative technologies are pushing the same ability into smartphones: Walking Through Time (Android, iPhone)
allows the user to overlay their current location with a map of the past.
Related: Get London Reading
, which maps books to their real-life locations in the city. Sadly, Walking Through Time is only for Edinburgh at the moment, and Get London Reading is restricted to iPhone, but more locations (and devices) are planned.