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Announcing ‘Source’: Where Journalism and Coding Collide

Announcing 'Source': Where Journalism and Coding Collide

How Google Builds Its Maps—and What It Means for the Future of Everything – The Atlantic

How Google Builds Its Maps—and What It Means for the Future of Everything - The Atlantic:

An exclusive look inside Ground Truth, the secretive program to build the world’s best accurate maps.

Twitter Hacking Victims Find Stolen Accounts Sold On Black Market

Twitter Hacking Victims Find Stolen Accounts Sold On Black Market

nbcnews: Google patent lets you zoom in from your photo to…



nbcnews:

Google patent lets you zoom in from your photo to theirs

(Photo: Google / USPTO)

A Google patent has just been granted that allows for “zooming using pre-existing imaging” — in other words, zooming in from your photo to another one. For instance, you could go from your snapshot of the Mona Lisa directly to a high-res scan from the Louvre.