H s h sys s k?
Gloe s desgned aound a massely paallel backend heedata s splt acoss small egons o neghbohoods that can
be efciently queried for all information in their vicinity. This
pleges local seach at the expense of global seach notbeng suppoted n eal-tme, gen that Gloe s desgned todele esults on the bass of physcal poxmty.Each lnk ecommendaton by a use s ecoded as theUrL, ttle, lattude-longtude coodnate, and a set ofmetatags submtted by the use. The ecommendaton feedsae constucted by aggegatng lnk ecommendatons thna egon detemned by a lattude-longtude epcente anda adus.
H s G’s q sys sg?
To ensue hgh-qualty contbutons, and to nfe populatymoe accuately, all uses n the system ae ganted aecommendaton budget. Ths budget s spent hen a use
makes recommendations in the system; each user species
ho much of the budget to spend on each ecommendaton. when the full budget has been expended, no futheecommendatons can be made untl Gloe efeshes theuse’s budget.The aggegate budget spendng on a lnk n a geogaphcegon s the ultmate metc fo populaty n Gloe, and t shat s used to detemne the ank of ecommendatons.
G ss h qs: wh b s y ?
wh s G?
Gloe s a tool desgned to anse the nceasngly commonqueston: Ho can i lean moe about my cuent locaton?Gloe’s geneal-pupose geo-taggng sece connects web
content to specic geographic locations, allowing users to
dscoe helpful nfomaton that s contextualzed by place.Gloe ams to pode eleant, tusted web content to uses onthe bass of a geogaphc context and use ecommendaton.Empoeed by Gloe, moble web uses can exploe locatons
new and old, condent in their ability to access useful,
H i s G?
Anyone ho sufs the web can ecommend o attach web
content that they nd relevant to a given location. The Gloe
use communty podes qualty contol by nestng theeputaton a expendtues of the ecommendaton budgeton geo-tagged lnks they consde most eleant to thelocaton. As a Gloe use, you can contbute to the expementby attachng and ecommendng content fo a place.The cuent poof-of-concept use nteface fo Gloe dsplaysa feed of ecommendatons featung the most popula webcontent customzed fo a gen locaton. The feed can also
be ltered by channels, which are arbitrary hierarchical
categoes, also detemned by use-submtted metatags.in an effot to automate the content dscoey fo uses,Gloe pesents a popula channel feed, o a tag cloud, fo
the user’s current location to help them nd relevant local
nfomaton. To futhe pesonalze the content, Gloesuppots the use of Facebook Connect to sho uses onlycontent ecommended by the fends.