Link Blog

25th July 2007


A RSS filtering tool which I found on Slashdot. Supposedly AI chooses the best posts, but it seems to be a simple weighting on comments and links.

Tags: rss

25th July 2007

YSlow for Firebug

An extension to the extension

Tags: firebug, yahoo

24th July 2007

Django snippets: Feed Reader Inclusion Tag

This will be handy for including feeds on

Tags: django, rss

24th July 2007

Django Master Class

Excellent advanced tips for Django

Tags: django, presentation

27th April 2005

Google Sightseeing

Why bother seeing the world for real? (new url)

Tags: blog, google, googlemaps, maps

7th April 2005

Google Sightseeing

Tags: blog, google, googlemaps, maps

James Turnbull elsewhere: LinkedIn, Facebook, Django People

James Turnbull is a web developer from Edinburgh and living in Oxford. This website is a link-dump of things he found online.

James is New Media Director at digital healthcare agency Incuna and developed the popular Google Earth "things-to-see" website, Google Sightseeing. You can buy the spin-off book Not in the Guide Book at all good bookshops.

Posts from Google Sightseeing

Mmmm! Muscles!

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Posted on 18th April 2014

Google Underwater View

The latest frontier for Google’s Street View technology is underwater. Cameras have visited quite a number of popular diving and snorkelling locations, giving us spectacular imagery of sea life and coral reefs. Today we’re taking a&#8230;
Posted on 17th April 2014

Airship Hangars Around The World

From the late 19th century to the period between the World Wars, hundreds of airship hangars were built in Western Europe and the USA to house the massive lighter-than-air craft. Today, only a handful of these&#8230;
Posted on 10th April 2014

This guy just won the “most times appearing on Streetview” award

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Posted on 3rd April 2014