“this is a kind of collaborative mapping project. it consists of geographical models which are represented as RDF graphs. you can wander round them, like a MUD or MOO, with a bot interface which you can use to create and connect new places.
it is an experiment in gonzo geographical data collection, with location grid data extrapolated from and converted between different sources on the internet, and new connections made between them.
it is a semantic web project; it provides a scheme for semantic web identification of places via unique uris. the interaction with people aspect uses FOAF, in the hope that friend-of-a-friend networks can benefit from collaborative filtering as well as collaborative mapping.
there is a model of london which has an instant messenger bot interface and is addressable via the web.”