[Geowanking] Announcing eXiake.net

Chaitanya Kuber chaitanya.kuber at gmail.com
Tue May 27 23:13:57 PDT 2008


This definitely needs some serious UX work. Simple things like the  
info box on link hover needs to go be removed when you move your mouse  
away from the link. IMO, its not very usable until this is done.

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Chaitanya Kuber
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On 28 May 2008, at 05:11, Rich Gibson wrote:

> So this is a cool thing and all, though minus points for the slow
> performance - is there a 'geowanking' effect?  Did we just geowank
> their server :-), and the UI feels awkward, and seriously: where is
> the bookmarklet?  And I know there is a difference between a hack and
> a company
> with support, and usability, and all of that, but could I get a
> geowankers show of
> hands of how many of you implemented 'delicious with location'
> sometime before this?
>
> (I know my own effort, of a bit over a year ago, was extremely late to
> the party!)
>
> Cheers,
> Rich
>
>
>
> On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 7:17 PM, eXiaKe Admin  
> <exiakeadmin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> We are very pleased to announce a public testing of eXiake.net
>> (http://www.eXiake.net), a new online bookmark service focus on
>> location-specific Web resources.
>>
>> eXiake.net is an application that will let you create your personal
>> geographic indexed Web bookmark, tag it, map it,  search it, share  
>> it, and
>> discover what others have shared using Google Map and Google Earth.
>>
>> Using eXiake.net, you can:
>>
>> * tag your favourites using keywords and place names;
>> * geotag your favourites using Google Map;
>> * search by specifying keywords, place names and by selecting  
>> geographic
>> areas of interest;
>> * download bookmarks as KML files and browse in Google Earth;
>> * get informed on the latest updates using any GeoRSS aggregators.
>>
>> Examples of using this service  - a collection of geo-tagged  local  
>> news,
>> videos and photos about 2008 Sichuan earthquake:
>>
>> http://www.exiake.net/kml/tag/2008%20Sichuan%20Earthquake/
>>
>> http://www.exiake.net/posts/tag/2008%20Sichuan%20Earthquake/0
>>
>>
>> Please feel free to forward this announcement to anyone who might be
>> interested.
>>
>> We are looking forward to your feedback. Thank you for your  
>> consideration.
>>
>>
>> The eXiake.net team
>> eXiakeAdmin AT gmail.com
>>
>>
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>
>
>
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>
>
> Rich Gibson
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