Google Maps Redux

Google has added two more levels of zoom to most
of their satellite maps. Check out the
really impressive detail in shots like the one here of the Statue
of Liberty
. I mean, how cool is all of this? Someday, I’ll bet they’ll have this stuff live, and we’ll be able to
read a book someone is reading in Central Park, or check out the line in from of your favorite restaurant. Truly
mind-blowing that not only ths stuff exists, but that it is free on the Internet. I mean, what if Thomas Jefferson or
Socrates were here today to see all this stuff. Wouldn’t they be impressed? Wouldn’t they rejoice at how far human
ingenuty has taken us. The distance we’ve come? Or maybe