[okfn-discuss] Weaving History (Microfacts): http://weavinghistory.org/

Mr. Puneet Kishor punkish at eidesis.org
Tue Apr 28 14:57:10 UTC 2009

On Apr 28, 2009, at 9:15 AM, Rufus Pollock wrote:

> If you've got a moment please take a look at:
> http://weavinghistory.org/
> Taglined: 'Index cards on steroids' this is a web application to let
> people create 'factlets' - places, people, events, string them
> together into 'threads' at the click of a button and then
> automatically visualize the results temporally and spatially.

beautiful, but...

I get an error message in the geochrono view...

"The Google Maps API key used on this web site was registered for a  
different web site... uff, croak, crash, ugh. You can generate a new  
key... [ ok ]"

> We've been working on the project off and on for the last year (and
> more) but it only just reached a "stablish" enough beta to be ready
> for (more) public consumption.
> Please take a look around and let me know any comments (+ve/-ve etc)
> or breakages.
> Also interested to hear people's views on naming -- we're still
> undecided on Weaving History versus Microfacts and if people have
> alternative suggestions it would be great to hear them.

Weaving History, in my opinion, is a lovely name, so much more  
evocative than Microfacts.

> Rufus
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