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Technology gone too far?

This is a discussion on Technology gone too far? within the The Outback Terrace Bar forums, part of the Land Plants category; Saw this today and though that I would share it with you. Google and their ...

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    Saw this today and though that I would share it with you. Google and their mapping gone too far... ?

    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...569577525 5,3

    Who knew that you could zoom in so close?


    EDIT: Here is what takes the photos.
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    BD--

    that is AWESOME!!! Glad they don't have their gizmos pointed over the Isinglass River in NH. Ok, I know...I just sounded like I was nine, but as my хомяк says, all men remain children.

    I needed the laugh...thanks.

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    pretty cool huh? There was just a news report that these freaks that wanted to blow up the gas line at JFK airport were using this for their planning. It's too bad that people use tools like this for things like that. I was just using google maps tonight to try to propose alternate routes for a Highway that the state wants to route through my county. Unfortunatley thier 2 proposed routes have a 4 lane highway with a 44ft median running right behind my house. I was able to use google maps to find 3 alternatives that would have far less impact. On less people I mean. a few would be displaced but thier current plans have many many homes being displaced and a major highy running right next to many other quiet niegborhoods. Oh well better shut up and get off my soap box. I have been steaming about this far to long.

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    According to Google Maps, I live in a tree. LOL.

    Google Maps used to give you directions from USA cities to European destinations.
    All trips involve "Swim across the Atlantic Ocean".

    Google discontinued it eventually. I guess some nitwits actually thought they could drive to Europe and did not see the "swim" part until it was too late.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wetfeet101b View Post
    According to Google Maps, I live in a tree. LOL.

    Google Maps used to give you directions from USA cities to European destinations.
    All trips involve "Swim across the Atlantic Ocean".

    Google discontinued it eventually. I guess some nitwits actually thought they could drive to Europe and did not see the "swim" part until it was too late.
    Yeah, Google shows my house with a 'blue roof' (tarp) from the hurricane 3 years ago!

    I saw that too about swimming the Atlantic. I thought it was hilarious.

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