At around the 30 min point of the March 22 episode of DiggNation (some of the episode is explicit) Kevin and Alex cover the ‘extreme zoom’ with Google Maps. Fun to see outside responses to some of these topics. Also, for the developers out there, there is a quick interview with someone from Adobe’s Apollo
The capture and use of ultra high resolution images is really only at the beginning stages, and one of the issues of course is how to let people actually see them in a way that demonstrates their amazing resolution. Microsoft Research has come up with a new beta viewer for these high-res images, called HDView.
URISA’s first annual student paper competition which we highlighted a couple months ago, has been extended to April 23. Head over to the URISA site to find out submission details.