This is Sydney in real-time NOW

Posted filed underAustralia, Internet, Photography.



Sydney-now is a highly addictive real-time visualization tool displaying all the photos as they happen within Sydney, Australia on Instagram.
So far, 12707 photos have been seen and 660 photos have been clicked through Sydney-now, by a total of 1440 people. These people normally spend an average of 3 minutes and 45 seconds watching the activity before they find something better to do. You’ve been already watching it for a few seconds.

Tech note:
Sydney-now was built with love using the extraordinary combination of Node.js + Socket.io and the real-time photo updates from the Instagram API based on geolocation. The whole magic was written using the state-of-the-art text editor Sublime Text.