Time travel with Google Street View

I always knew Google would do this, it was so obvious. Google Street View now has a new feature that lets you go back in time with Street View to see how any location looked right back to when Google’s cameras first captured the view. Now when you start Street View you’ll see a time stamp on the pop-up Street View window and a time-line with a slider. You can select from any of the points on the slider.
Your street, like mine, probably hasn’t changed much. Time magazine has put together a series of time-lapse sequences that show iconic buildings like NYC’s One World Trade Center rising out of the ground over the years. This feature will be fascinating to explore in 20 to 30 years time. 

from The Universal Machine http://universal-machine.blogspot.com/2014/04/time-travel-with-google-street-view.html


About driwatson
I'm a New Zealand author, computer scientist and blogger specialising in Artificial Intelligence. I also have an interest in the history of computing and have just written a popular science book called "The Universal Machine - from the dawn of computing to digital consciousness."

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