Foursquare 24/7 Heart Beat

This is the data that SimpleGeo collected from the eight geolocated data providers (FourSquare, Gowalla, Twitter, Flickr, Bump, Brightkite, BlockChalk, and Fwix) during the South by SouthWest Interactive Festival in Austin. As you can see this festival is filled with geeks continuously leaking all kinds of drops of locative information. Anyhow, it shows quite well which locative platforms are most popular and which locations were best visited during at the festival. During the event the website austin.vicarious.ly and showed a realtime stream of what was going on in Austin. This video below is a retrospective of what happened during the festival. This map was made using of maps from the OpenStreetMap project.

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