Long time readers (and followers of my Flickr stream) might remember that a couple of years ago I developed an obsession with taking photos of the City of London Livery Halls. The obsession waned when I stop working in the City but over the last couple of weeks I’ve been wandering around the city a… Continue reading Livery Halls
I spent an hour or so this weekend working out my exact latitude and longitude so that I could see the Google Maps photo of my house. Now it seems I may have wasted my time as there is a margin of error in Google’s co-ordinate system. Lloyd pointed me at the Register story. Here’s… Continue reading Google Maps Error
Dan Hill has a brilliant idea – adding a time slider to Google Earth so that you can trace the development of a map through time. This has to happen. Only possible downside would be the amount of time I’d spend exploring old maps.
It’s nice that Google have set up Google Moon so you can take a closer look at the Apollo landing sites. But have you seen what happens when you zoom right in?
According to Google Maps I live here. But I think they’ve got it wrong. We’re actually on the other side of the railway line that goes through the centre of the photo. Update: On rechecking, I see it’s been fixed.