Google Earth as publishing medium

The Crisis in Darfur project uses Google Earth to organise information about the humanitarian crisis in one of Africa’s blighted spots in a very effective way. Makes you wonder what other, perhaps less emotionally challenging, data sets might not find a better way of expressing themselves in the Google Earth metaverse. Wired has the story.

And seperately, Wired writes about the impact Google Maps has had: “Google maps is changing the way we see the world“, no less.

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