Street View: The six-sentence review

[Catching up with the news of the past few weeks:] What I especially like about Google Maps’s new Street View feature is that it is permalinkable, down to the direction you’re looking at. Here is my old apartment at 109 St. Marks Place as a screenshot:


And here it is as a link. As you’ll notice, addresses are indeed approximate.

Greg Sadetsky gets under the hood of Street View. Finally, a useful Flash application, because it is fast and because it does one thing well. (Via the Daily Ack)