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Old 05-30-07, 05:16 PM   #1
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Google Maps "Street View" ...very cool

Anyone try the new street view on Google Maps?
I think its only available in big cities maybe (try NYC like zip 10040).
It lets you see actual street level pictures and people walking by and cars.
then you can zoom and rotate (3d view) on the street too!
Amazing....i hear they are adding sound to it in the near future so you can hear what its like to be there.
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Old 05-30-07, 05:33 PM   #2
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I happened upon it today when looking for directions. It's pretty neat. Works for San Francisco, as well.
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Old 05-30-07, 05:35 PM   #3
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And Vegas. You can drive right down the strip! What a great timesuck.
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Old 05-30-07, 05:57 PM   #4
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Yeah, I noticed it today too.
I see my apartment!!
....where's my car :-)
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Old 05-30-07, 07:58 PM   #5
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Old 05-30-07, 08:08 PM   #6
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Cool. Alas, I'm in one of the selected cities.
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Old 05-30-07, 08:10 PM   #7
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ok, that's just creepy.....
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ok, that's just creepy.....
If Google is doing this, imagine what the federal government is doing with billions of dollars of secret spending.
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Old 05-31-07, 02:43 AM   #9
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If Google is doing this, imagine what the federal government is doing with billions of dollars of secret spending.
Having legendary parties?
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Old 05-31-07, 02:47 AM   #10
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Ha ha...I just read this thread on another board filled with paranoid/1984/conspiracy responses.


I thought everyone wanted to be famous?
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Old 05-31-07, 05:06 AM   #11
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creating a time machine?
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Old 05-31-07, 05:24 AM   #12
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Yeah, I think that came out about 2 days ago, or at least for NYC.

And the resolution for the San Fran pictures is a lot better than what NYC has, can't see the perverts as clearly

And I think Microsoft did something similar a few months or even a year ago. But I remember the pictures were pretty bad and it wasn't nearly as easy to navigate.

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Old 05-31-07, 05:32 AM   #13
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Hilarious!!
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Old 06-01-07, 12:54 PM   #15
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Old 06-01-07, 01:08 PM   #16
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Oh Noes!!!1 Everybody panic!!

/now voyeurs don't even have to leave the house! Hooray!
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Heh. (Zoom in on guy).
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Old 06-06-07, 06:35 AM   #20
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Yeah, my friend showed it to me a couple days ago. Awesome.

It seems like I think of things and say, "Wouldn't that be the coolest thing ever if ... *insert ridiculous cool idea* ? But that would be impossible," then Google does it 3 months later.
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Old 06-06-07, 10:12 AM   #21
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Yeah, my friend showed it to me a couple days ago. Awesome.

It seems like I think of things and say, "Wouldn't that be the coolest thing ever if ... *insert ridiculous cool idea* ? But that would be impossible," then Google does it 3 months later.
Becareful what you say, Google has spies everywhere!!
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Old 06-06-07, 10:23 AM   #22
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Heh. (Zoom in on guy).
Also look at the lady in the passenger seat of the truck passing the Google van. "Why the hell are you driving so slow, and what's that thing on the roof?"
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Old 06-06-07, 10:41 AM   #23
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Heh. (Zoom in on guy).






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