If you’re wondering if you can attach SketchUp models to the new Google Earth timeline, the answer is Yes, as this proof of concept shows: An imaginative recreation of the evolution of a building complex in Ur. Plenty for historians and educators to play with here. I can’t wait to see historical battles played out on Google Earth.
The fully featured photo georeferencing tool RoboGeo v5.0 beta is out. Version 5 adds the ability to georeference photographs using Google Earth, just like in Google Picasa. The demo is free.
Notes on the political, social and scientific impact of networked digital maps and geospatial imagery, with a special focus on Google Earth.