Spanish cities surrender to Street View
Google snoopmobile footage goes live
We offer our condolences today to the good burghers of Barcelona, Madrid, Seville and Valencia, who are as of right now available for public viewing on Google's all-seeing Street View. Here's a nice snap of Madrid's Plaza de Cibeles:
As regular readers will be aware, much has been made of Street View's face-blurring algorithm - tested in New York and now protecting the privacy of innocent Andalucians:
Well, it sort of works, but here's an example of when it doesn't actually work:
For the record, this innocent victim of this drive-by snooping was captured talking on her mobe to her Colombian marching powder dealer. God alone knows how she's going to explain this to her hubby.
useful for scoping out potential employers
"Cutting edge work environment" -> run down hovel with damp issues and permanent police in riot gear presence
"open space work space" -> building not yet completed and likely wont be as the beancounters ran off with the budget in the direction of south america
Sat images don't do justice to some of the horrors I've seen over the years
I cant wait for the red light district pictures
Has Amsterdam been goggled yet? Brings a whole new meaning to Goggle.