Infinite Thinking Machine has a cool video interview with Google’s Aidan Chopra, program manager for SketchUp for Education. Chopra is very articulate and the video is easy on the eyes, with good commentary on how SketchUp can be used in the classroom. Chopra promises lesson plans.
You might think KML stands for Keyhole Markup Language… but in my newsreader, searching for KML also often brings up the doings of a certain comedy troupe &mdash Killing My Lobster, aka KML. Fancy a KML T-shirt? It is so unintentionally geeky it comes right back to being cool again. (Next week in the Misadventures of My Newsreader: Teaching people the difference between Whirl Wind and World Wind.)
Yet another satellite sightseeing site: rollnzoom. It’s quite Web 2.0-ish, though, with support for tags, users, themes and — this is new — browsing by when when submitted. Individual items can then be viewed on a variety of maps, including Google Earth and Maps.