Posts Tagged: Google13

How Google Street View is Empowering You to Become a Digital Tourist

Google Maps Street View technology has dozens of different collections from around the globe. Instantly allowing us to experience the world and be digital tourists.One collection in particular that stood out to me was the use of Street View technology to capture the Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai. Dubai has been referred to as the… Read more »

Public Sector Data and Google Maps Powers Trulia Local

Earlier this month Trulia released a fascinating visualisation option using Google Maps. The feature allows users to view property values, home values, rental prices, calculate commute times, schools, identify points of interest, natural hazards and view crime data. In order to power this new feature, Trulia leveraged public sector data from USGS and FEMA. In… Read more »

Google Creates 30 Year Timelapse of Environmental Changes on Earth

One of my favorite sites to read is The Atlantic Cities, I always seem to find interesting stories and insights on innovative public sector programs. One story that caught my eye was “A Terrifying, Fascinating Timelapse of 30 Years of Human Impact on Earth.”(Go here to see the Timelapse Project, it’s absolutely fascinating.) In this… Read more »