With a couple of common names like Chuck and Welch it’s easy to see that there are many other “Chuck Welch’s” on the net. I am not any of these guys:
The first unauthorized Metafilter clone site. The site was my attempt to provide a site where people could discuss books and the ephemera of publishing. It debuted like gangbusters. Then the software was overwhelmed and it died. Michael Moncur brought it back to life with open-heart surgery. Albeit a slow sedentary life. I’m still debating…
“Schmap’s series of digital travel guides integrates dynamic maps with useful background reading, suggested tours, photos from the traveling public and reviews by local correspondents (for sights and attractions, hotels, restaurants, bars, parks, theaters, galleries, museums and more) to profile 200 destinations throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.”
They also cleverly use photos from Flickr users to illustrate their maps. They chose this one of mine for La Foule Illuminee (The Illuminated Crowd) in downtown Montreal.