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FOWA London—Beyond GoogleMaps. Andrew Turner’s talk at FOWA was the most information dense presentation I’ve ever seen, and discussed a huge number of cool geo projects that I’d never previously heard of. Andrew links to the full slides and video, well worth a watch. # 17th October 2008, 2:01 pm

View your FriendFeed in real-time. FriendFeed become the latest site to enable real-time updates using the long-polling variant of Comet. The real-time Web was something of a theme at this year’s FOWA, with talks on message queues, XMPP and scaling Comet at Meebo. # 16th October 2008, 2:06 pm

FOWA sketchnotes. Kai Chan Vong’s sketch notes from this year’s Future of Web Apps. # 15th October 2008, 2:47 pm

Videos from FOWA 2008. The Carsonified team have a scarily fast turnaround on the videos from this year’s Future of Web Apps. Most of yesterday’s talks are already available to watch online, as a full talk or the edited highlight reel. # 10th October 2008, 4:03 pm

Places to see in London (for geeks). My geek-oriented guide to London attractions that you may not hear about otherwise, updated for this year’s overseas FOWA attendees. Suggestions for additions welcome. # 8th October 2008, 2:54 pm