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...]

Falcon UAV drones assisting with flooding in Colorado – until FEMA stops them

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A few days ago we shared the Boulder, Colorado crisis response map with you, as the area is continuing to be inundated with rain and flooding.  As they continue to fight the water, another interesting … [Read more...]

A detailed reconstruction of the July 2013 train accident in Spain

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When it comes to building incredibly accurate 3D models, Peter Olsen is as good as they get.  He's built some excellent models of items like Mount Rushmore and the Costa Concordia, but he's also … [Read more...]

Meograph launches interactive storytelling

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We've mentioned Meograph and their "four-dimensional storytelling" a few times on the site, and they're back again with more great features. Today they're announcing (PDF) the release of their … [Read more...]

Using Google Earth with the Leap Motion Controller

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My Leap Motion controller arrived a few days ago and I've been spending some time getting familiar with it.  The SpaceNavigator has long been my favorite controller for Google Earth, but the Leap … [Read more...]

Making high-quality movies with Google Earth

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We've mentioned Planet In Action's Paul van Dinther on GEB quite a few times in the past.  From his games like "Ships" and "Drive the A-Team Van" to his amazing projects like the A-tour, he always has … [Read more...]

“Sailing Alone Around the World” in Google Earth

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Colin Hazelhurst, who has built impressive tours such as Captain James Cook's exploration of Australia, is back with an amazing collection of tours that show the voyage of Captain Joshua Slocum in his … [Read more...]

The Google Earth Balloon Maker

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Google Earth is an amazing tool for education.  Frank has shown off educational uses for Earth a number of times over the years, and we've seen other examples such as schools allowing the use of … [Read more...]

The future of the Street View Trekker

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We told you about the Street View "trekker" a few months ago; the amazing backpack-based camera system for adding Street View imagery from remote locations. The folks from TechCrunch have been … [Read more...]