Posts Tagged: Google Maps

On the Road for non “beatnik groupies”

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Craving to be a ‘50s vagabond like Kerouac’s Sal Paradise but fear traveling without your GPS? On the Road fans worry need not worry! Gregor Weichbrodt has “rewritten” the entire novel solely using Google Maps driving directions. The open-source book is fifty-five pages long and only features 17,527 miles. Weichbrodt says about his work, “If […]

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Google Maps

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The Atlantic was lucky enough to take a behind the scenes tour of Google Maps headquarters. During this tour, the incredible amounts of information gathered and processed by the tech giant is made very clear. They aim to make all information available in the physical world available in the digital world. In order to do so, […]

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Morning Coffee

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Still have to work out a few minor tech problems, but we’re back. On eco-peril and how the Nazca caused their own collapse. Inflatable street art. Kurt Vonnegut’s book covers redesigned at last. How does one measure the distance between stars, planets, galaxies? Visiting an imaginary place. (via Mefi.)

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Saturday Morning Links

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It’s Saturday morning. Get the sleep out your eyes and start clicking. Farhad Manjoo has some solid ideas on how to beat the Kindle. Now, if only Amazon’s competitors will listen. There is great sadness in Sequoia National Park, at least for someone. Do you love car chase scenes in movies? They look a lot […]

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