Taiwan from Above

Steven Ho has done some great work with Google Earth over the years. ┬áHe's shown us tours of mountaineering trips, a panorama from the top of Mount Everest, a tribute to Steve Jobs and much more. A … [Read more...]

Great use of Google Earth by the Urban Planning Department of Taipei

The Urban Planning Department of the Taipei City Government has built some amazing map-based features on their site that are worth checking out. The first is their swipe map, which allows you to … [Read more...]

Steven Ho creates an excellent tour of a recent mountaineering trip

Steven Ho has built some amazing things with Google Earth over the years, including things such as the Trip View Bowl, the World Marathon Majors, a panorama from the top of Mount Everest and a neat … [Read more...]

A tribute to Steve Jobs in Google Earth

Steve Jobs undoubtedly had an effect on almost all of the technology that we use today. While he had relatively little impact on products like Google Earth (because Apple never created competing … [Read more...]

See the Trip View Bowl in Google Earth

Coming out of Taiwan each year, "Trip View Bowls" are popular works of art that show aerial artwork of a city, drawn onto the inside of a blue bowl. The artwork is quite impressive and amazingly … [Read more...]

A panorama from the top of Mount Everest

Back in 1989, Australian climber Roderick Mackenzie become the 271st person to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. While up there, he captured a 360 degree panorama of the view from the top, which … [Read more...]

Taipei 3D Models for Google Earth

While we are on the topic of 3D models, a GEB reader in Taipei, Taiwan named Steven Ho has sent me a collection of 3D models he has created for Google Earth. He has a blog (in Chinese) which shows … [Read more...]