Posted by: William Perrin | July 9, 2009

‘Hyperlocal Labs’ goes live

There’s some great innovation out there in hyperlocal publishing in both content and technology.  Talk About Local wants to showcase and support that innovation.  So we have created hyperlocal labs (actually it’s just a web page with some bright ideas on it…) and our first project goes live today.

As our first project Jon Bounds has created a customisable hyperlocal news aggregator for Birmingham’s local sites.  You can read about the pipes based aggregator here and Jon explains how you can do it for your area.

Other small projects will follow over the coming months – any bright ideas, or if you have seen anything good send it in to



  1. […] Hyperlocal Labs goes liveWill Perrin introduces the backroom division of Talk About Local where folk play with stuff related to his project to produce interesting new ways to engage with local areas through the web. The first project is Jon Bounds' intelligent blog aggregation and I expect much more to come. Get in touch if you'd like to play. […]

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