Google I/O begins today

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Google I/O, the company's annual conference, begins today in San Francisco. There's no word if we'll see anything for Google Earth unveiled, but Google Maps will certainly have a solid presence. … [Read more...]

The new Google Maps is going live for all

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Last May, Google unveiled a new version of Google Maps with many new features, including native support for Google Earth. The new version of Google Maps has been an optional upgrade for users, but … [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...]

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...]

More ways to teach math with Google Earth

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Last year we showed you a great article from Katrina Schwartz about how you can use Google Earth to teach math.  A recent article on Techno-Rebel posted a similar idea, but from a slightly different … [Read more...]

Animating a model aircraft along a spline curve

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Around a year ago Paul van Dinther shared a cubic spline curve that identified a path through the Grand Canyon. Colin Hazlehurst (who has created items such as Captain James Cook's exploration of … [Read more...]

How to use the new Google Earth Tour Builder

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Rich Treves at Google Earth Design has provided some great resources over the years such as an animated flood map of London and a variety of Google Earth-based resources for teachers. He recently … [Read more...]

The Spirit of St. Louis in Google Earth

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Colin Hazlehurst has contributed some excellent tours to Google Earth over the years.  His most impressive is likely the recreation of Captain James Cook's circumnavigation of New Zealand, but he's … [Read more...]

More about Saroo Brierley

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The story of Saroo Brierley is an amazing one, which we first told you about back in March of 2012.  When he was young, Saroo become separated from his family at a train station in India and found … [Read more...]

Excellent property and data visualizations in Google Earth

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Google Earth is an amazing tool to visualize trends and growth when it comes to real estate.  In the past we've shown you some tools that use historical imagery to show how things have changed, such … [Read more...]