The Daily Pioneerreports on plans by India’s government to make its own Google Earth-like application. There will be a version “strictly for the military,” and also a censored version for the public.
ZNO bloghas a model up of Casa Malaparte on Capri, “the most beautiful house in the world.” I recognized the house immediately as the centerpiece of Jean-Luc Godard’s new wave masterpiece Le Mépris, (Contempt). If you’ve seen the movie, the house is unforgettable. And yes, that’s Brigitte Bardot in the picture below. (A new mash-up genre? Notable architecture in movies in Google Earth?)
Notes on the political, social and scientific impact of networked digital maps and geospatial imagery, with a special focus on Google Earth.