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Why did Bomb Sight go viral?

On Monday, the Bomb Sight team had a debrief and a very large cup of coffee each. We took the opportunity to discuss why we thought the project went viral with the help of different social media, our official press … Continue reading

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A huge thank you

This week, the level of public engagement with the project and intensity of media interest knocked us off our feet. It was totally unexpected but there are some people who I owe a big thank you to: Firstly to the … Continue reading

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Still experiencing server issues

I realise this may be frustrating that you may not be able to access the website. We are doing our best but the sheer volume of users is placing exceptional demand on our server. The project is a small academic … Continue reading

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Scale of interest and server issues

If you have had problems accessing the website or it is running very slowly – The sheer scale of public and media interest has had an impact on our server. We are doing our best to explore the issues but … Continue reading

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Bomb Sight is Live

Start discovering London’s wartime past today on our website ( and  our mobile app which is coming very soon). The Bomb Sight project is mapping the London WW2 bomb census between 7/10/1940 and 06/06/1941. Previously available only by viewing in … Continue reading

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Progress update and preview of the website and mobile App

The last few weeks have seen considerable progress on the project. Amongst the many tasks that we have been working on we have selected a project name (see blog post: finding an application name), we have finished processing all of … Continue reading

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Announcing Bomb Sight

Watch this space….Coming Soon http://bombsight.org/ https://twitter.com/BombSightUK

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Bomb Sight: Naming and Branding our Web and Mobile App

For the last two-three weeks we have been trying to find a suitable name and identity for the interactive website and mobile mapping app with Augmented Reality functionality. There are two key outputs from the project. The four core members … Continue reading

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A quick update on project progress

So it has been a while since my last post, I finally took a summer holiday and it was amazing, so apologies for the silence. Lots of things have been going on , so expect a number of blog posts in the … Continue reading

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The National Archives become official project partner

This is just a quick post to say that The National Archives have become an official partner of the Stepping Into Time Project: Mapping the Blitz in London. Over the last months since the project started I have been working … Continue reading

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