Author Archives: jonvoss

LookBackMaps Joins Historypin

I’m excited to announce that I’m joining Historypin, the location-based community driven history website, as Strategic Partnerships Director. Historypin was created by We Are What We Do, a London-based non-profit with a simple mission: create stuff that makes it easier … Continue reading

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New video: Historic New Orleans iPhone App

In conjunction with the Museums & Mobile Online Conference today, we’ve released a new video debuting the Historic New Orleans iPhone App, a partnership with the Historic New Orleans Collection. As the short video suggests, we had a great time … Continue reading

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History Mashups at SXSW

Update: The full audio recording of our panel is now available on the official SXSW website here. Scroll to bottom for links from this video. Innovating and Developing with Libraries, Archives, and Museums, SXSW Interactive 2011. Thanks to my awesome … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Historic New Orleans now on the App Store!

We partnered with the Historic New Orleans Collection to create the Historic New Orleans iPhone app, which is now available on the App Store.  The app highlights the Franck photo collection in the French Quarter and Central Business District from the … Continue reading

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Preview of SXSW Panel

I’m excited to be joining Michael Edson, Deborah Boyer and Danielle Plumer on a panel entitled Innovating and Developing with Libraries, Archives, and Museums at SXSW this year.  Melissa Sepe from Razorfish asked me a few questions about the panel, … Continue reading

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Spring/Summer Conferences

Jon Voss will be participating at the following upcoming spring/early summer conferences. Follow LookBackMaps on Twitter to connect! March 15. SXSW Interactive, Austin, TX.  Innovating and Developing with Libraries, Archives and Museums. Leading panel with Michael Edson, Deborah Boyer and … Continue reading

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LookBackMaps in the NYTimes

Seeing LookBackMaps mentioned in Rob Walker’s Consumed column in the New York Times Magazine January 3 was a great way to start off 2011! The article, entitled Global Entertainment, explores the way maps are being used for more than information, … Continue reading

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LookBackMaps in the National Archives AR Contest

The US National Archives is holding a very unique Augmented Reality Photo Contest through January 21, 2011, inviting people to mashup photos from the National Archive with real time photographs.  I figured there’s no better tool for that than the LookBackMaps … Continue reading

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LookBackMaps in the Atlantic, RWW

First, we’re excited to have been mentioned in a fascinating article in this month’s The Atlantic magazine by Matthew Battles, who examines a new perspective on time.  He writes, “LookBackMaps, a San Francisco Web development company, has created an iPhone … Continue reading

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TimeTravelTourism: Stanford

I was picking up a friend down on the Stanford campus the other day and remembered a famous picture of the campus just after the 1906 earthquake. As I recall, the Stanford campus sustained some serious damage during the quake, … Continue reading

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