After 10 years in a Russian jail on spying charges, "His favorite discovery is Google Earth, which peers into secretive Russia like no spy ever could. Sitting at a computer, he used it to find his house outside Moscow. But he was uncertain whether it was the one on the left or the one on the right. So instead, he brought up his prison camp. He had no problem identifying each building.”
Notes on the political, social and scientific impact of networked digital maps and geospatial imagery, with a special focus on Google Earth.