CNN’s Black in America 4 offers GetGlue limited-edition Check-in stickers

It seems CNN is going all out promoting Black In America 4. Expect to see @Soledad_OBrien live tweeting, plenty of Facebook status updates and more. Yesterday CNN announced that viewers watching Black In America 4 can pre check-in and check-in with GetGlue for limited-edition stickers.

GetGlue is offering limited-edition stickers for the next installment of CNN’s Black in America.

Before the premiere of The New Promised Land: Silicon Valley on Sunday, Nov. 13, GetGlue users can ‘check in’ to unlock exclusive stickers.

CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O’Brien  [...]

Location matters for your startup via Scott Allison

Before you launch your startup think about your location. Read Location matters for your startup by Scott Allison.

Y-Combinator partner Paul Graham recently wrote an essay, “Why startup hubs work“:

If you’re in a startup hub, unexpected good things will probably happen to you, especially if you deserve them.

And it’s not just the increased likelihood of serendipity, but to do your best work, who you hang around with matters.

Jim Rohn said:

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”

via Location matters for your startup « Scott Allison's Blog.

Launching the “The Check-In” a premium geo/location content newsletter

Strategy, insights and reactions from the geo/location-based industry for business, small and large. Sent once a month with bonus messages. Just $2.99 a month.

You can sign-up here:

Why $2.99 ?
Because "The Check-in" will offer premium content and research not featured on

How often and when?
"The Check-in" will be emailed once a month. The first email will be sent on Tuesday, January 18, 2011.

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TriOut version 2.0.2 with more awesome. Now supports Facebook Places Check-Ins

Guest Post by Lawrence Ingraham @lawpower, cofounder and lead developer of TriOut

The latest update to the TriOut iPhone app hit the App Store today. Version 2.0.2 brings some great performance enhancements and increased stability. I think we've fixed the Photo Upload bug once and for all.

Most importantly, we've integrated the new Facebook check in system within TriOut. In order to take advantage of this, you'll need to re-authenticate Facebook in the app to approve check in access. Just tap on Settings >> Facebook to approve. Then the next time you check in, select Facebook from the menu [...]

Geospatial Revolution episode 2 now available: How local governments and business use geospatial technology

Produced by Penn State Public Broadcasting
This episode looks at how local governments and business use geospatial technology to deliver services and run efficiently, keeping a continuing eye on future developments and applications.

About the Geospatial Revolution Project from their website:

The Geospatial Revolution Project is an integrated public service media and outreach initiative about the world of digital mapping and how it is changing the way we think, behave, and interact.

The mission of the Geospatial Revolution Project is to expand public knowledge about the history, [...]

The Geospatial Revolution Project – Penn State teaches us the past, present & future of location technology

While going through my Google Reader this afternoon I came across the Geospatial Revolution Project by Penn State University. The project goal is to cover location mapping, GPS technology and how the world is using it today. For the project they're releasing a four-part YouTube video series. I just watched episode one. It was very inspirational and educational on various ways GPS/location data can be used in crises situations. It was also a history lesson on GPS technology. Take a look below:

About the Geospatial Revolution Project from their website:

The Geospatial Revolution Project is [...]

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