On a particularly dismal day in February, I posted a few book covers that reflected the weather outside my office. Why can’t we code this for all weather conditions?
Here’s my idea: replace standard weather icons with book covers and tether to relevant data in Google’s or Yahoo’s weather API. Then you can spit out the xml into some handy code for literary-minded bloggers to add to their sites.
Think of this:
Replaced with these:
Cool, right? I figure all we would need to do is pair book covers with standard weather nomenclature, and then someone could do the coding. And by someone, I mean not me: I don’t even pretend to be a coder.
But I can pair book covers. Here are a few based on Yahoo’s weather conditions:
Want to help out? Shoot me an email: chapmanchapman [at] gmail.com