Tips to make Google Earth appear more realistic

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Over the years, the realism of Google Earth has improved quite a lot and there are things you can do to make it more realistic. 3D Imagery The first one is pretty easy; simply by enabling the 3D … [Read more...]

Waffle House locations visualized on Google Earth

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Here's an interesting use of Google Earth, that could apply to virtually any business with a variety of locations. Nik Freeman wanted to find a way to display the density of Waffle House restaurant … [Read more...]

Using Google Earth to predict sea level rise

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A new study released recently by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and the University of Innsbruck includes some impactful visualizations of what sea level rise could mean to various … [Read more...]

The 3D Cities of Google Earth

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I've long said that one of my favorite features of Google Earth are the 3D buildings. Being able to explore new areas in full 3D is an amazing thing to be able to do. Nearly two years ago, Google … [Read more...]

SketchUp 2014 and a refreshed 3D Warehouse released

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While it no longer has the close connection to Google Earth that it once did, we know that many of you remain avid SketchUp fans and will be pleased to learned that SketchUp 2014 has been released. … [Read more...]

Future of Google Earth?

[Update: Google's Brian McClendon (who leads the Google Earth, Maps, Street View and other related products) has publicly stated (on the 3rd of March, 2014) that Google plans to continue supporting … [Read more...]

Google’s new “Project Tango”

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Google has just unveiled a new initiative known as "Project Tango" that has the potential to reshape many areas of our lives. This new combination of hardware and software could be of huge benefit to … [Read more...]

The path of the Olympic torch in Google Earth

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Our friends at DataAppeal, who recently released a variety of updatesto their excellent tool, are back with some great visualizations of the Olympic torch relay. The first is the "Ribbon Path", which … [Read more...]

Using Google Earth to predict light conditions

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Google Earth can be a great tool to help plan outdoor photography sessions, but Ben Wilmore takes it a step further and uses some of the tools in Google earth to plan outdoor photography based on the … [Read more...]

Mapping the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Google Earth

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The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi will be kicking off in a few days, and while I expect Google will release some neat tools to help you follow the games, George at MyReadingMapped has already put out … [Read more...]