Tagged: Google Street View

Google Street View – A Useful Research Tool? - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Jul 10, 2017

Prof Nick Wilson, Dr Amber Pearson, Amanda Rzotkiewicz, A/Prof George Thomson Looking at Google Street View can be highly amusing. If you’ve ever wandered around a neighbourhood with Street View on Google Maps, you’ll have realised that everyone’s faces are blurred. Google is very concerned with privacy, so they’ve implemented an algorithm that finds out which parts of their photos … Read More

Exploring Antarctica – without having to go there - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jul 18, 2012

Anyone who is anyone seems to end up going to Antarctica – its a rite of passage for Kiwi journalists, b-list celebrities and scientists, though the latter tend to have a much more genuine need to venture down there on a regular basis. If you yearn to explore Shackleton’s hut or actually stand at the South Pole, don’t fall into … Read More

THE VIEW FROM THE STREET - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jun 07, 2007

WEBWALK | from the New Zealand Herald by Peter Griffin Google’s new Street View service is pretty symbolic of where the web is going. First we had Google Maps which game geographical information, then Google Earth which added satellite maps to the mix. Then the maps were mashed-up to include everything from holiday photos to Wal-Mart outlets. Now Google takes … Read More