Foursquare, As Seen By the Predator

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If you've ever wanted to see the places you frequent most rendered as a heat map, Steven Lehrburger's Where Do You Go project for NYU's ITP Winter Show is worth a pixelated look.


By logging in at, users can make colorful patterns out of their social lives to share with friends either on Twitter or their own websites. The site displays the heat map over a standard Google Map, and updates automatically every time you check in somewhere new. You can choose among various color schemes, but for me the most accurate is the one that makes my activities look like a map of nuclear fallout. [Where Do You Go, ITP 2009]


So a predator could just go to my hottest spot and hang out. Great.