Giant purple blocks invade the world of Google Maps

February 10, 2012 · Filed Under Babel fish, Networking · Comment 

Babel fish - A mental interface between Sir Arthur's sensibility and the events from the outer world. And for all the rest, too I think that finding a visual flaw in an extremely popular service like Google Maps doesn’t happen frequently, but detecting something weird in a photographic view a few meters away from where you live must be even more rare. And yet it’s exactly what happened to me a few months ago, and the problem is still there today: the view of a street hereabout is simply bugged, with a giant purple block hiding the sight at one of the roadway sides - all along the street.

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Google Maps and the temporary job agencies

July 7, 2008 · Filed Under In Depth, Networking · Comment 

In Depth In the unlimited panoply of web appliances Google is administering is offering to his users, Google Maps is the one that traditionally I’ve never found very much useful. Since I’ve moved to Bologna, however, I’ve got the opportunity to value it much more, by using it, other than for the search for shops, services and more, as a street map with dynamic contents for collecting the progresses in my job hunting.

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