So everybody’s on about the Google satellite maps feature, which I’ll admit, is mighty groovy. It’s wonderful and disorienting seeing that eye-in-the-sky view of the mundane places in which my everyday life is carried out. But despite all that fancy watermarking Google’s slapped on the images, it’s clear that these pics are at least two years old, if not older.
How do I know? Here’s where I apparently live:
Not only no construction, but no signs of impending construction. No street. This picture is both a satellite image and a time capsule — just fascinating.