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T-Bird76
04-24-2005, 09:02 PM
If you haven't check out Google's beta test of Google Maps, do it. They have some awsome full color Sat maps, much better then Microsoft's TerraServer. Fantastic zoom too, I was checking out JFK and you really see some amazing detail. http://maps.google.com/

PhilDernerJr
04-24-2005, 09:16 PM
Yeah, they are awesome.

Actually, when google introduced this there was a news article on it, and a tiny litlte 150-pixel wide thumbnail example of the overhead map. It was blurry, but I recognized it instantly as....JFK Airport.

There was a major debate about Googe Maps being a security threat, giving out too much information. I think it's silly, becuase this technology has been out for years on other websites already. Just because it's google it's suddenly a problem? How far are we going to go before we are overprotecting ourselves? It's like prison....ANYTHING can be made into a weapon, we can only go so far before it's too much.

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Yeha, google maps are good. lol

IslipWN
04-24-2005, 11:42 PM
They are awesome but ISP is all blurred out. Everywhere else around ISP is perfect. The blurr is only within ISP property. Do you think they might have done that on purpose? :?:

Mr Smith
04-25-2005, 08:40 AM
check this latest innovation from google, yes its $$$$ but its amazing!

http://www.keyhole.com/?promo=gdl-en

Matt Molnar
04-26-2005, 12:42 AM
check this latest innovation from google, yes its $$$$ but its amazing!

http://www.keyhole.com/?promo=gdl-en

It's actually an innovation Google purchased, not one they made themselves (60 Minutes made the same mistake and I got mad... I'm touchy cuz when Google buys my company I want credit! :mrgreen:). They purchased Keyhole to get all the maps and imagery used in Google Maps. It is amazing, though. :)

IslipWN
04-26-2005, 11:01 PM
Should I pay for it? Is it worth the money?