Before you leave, find out all the pollutants that will choke you at your destination. While Google Street View cars cruise around city streets snapping photos, now they can also double as mobile air quality stations, tracking smog block by block. Read Full Story
Google Street View cars have been patrolling for years now, providing limitless information about the world we live in and creeping us out when we search for our own homes. Recently, Google partnered with Aclima, a company who develops mobile sensor to
Time Warner Cable Inc. on Thursday reported a drop in second-quarter profit as higher programming costs offset a boost in subscriber growth. The cable company reported a 7.2% drop in profit to $463... To view the full story, click the title link.
Google has teamed up with Aclima to incorporate environmental sensors into its Street View cars. Initially tested on three vehicles in the Denver metro area, the partnership should lead to a better understanding of overall air quality...Show More Summary
ESA has created a street view-like virtual tour of the ISS. The update to the previously released panoramic view of the Columbus module provides a virtual look around every non-Russian section of the space station in exquisite detail... Continue...Show More Summary
Google Maps is a web mapping service that offers panoramic views of streets and satellite imagery. It also illustrates them with excerpts from Wikipedia articles. You may not know how much this free mapping service offers. Even if you...Show More Summary
In the past 15 years, New York City has endured the devastating attacks of 9/11, two recessions, a Wall Street crisis that nearly annihilated the global economy and a catastrophic storm that wiped... To view the full story, click the title link.
San Francisco, 1930. "Essex Super Six climbing Webster Street hill." Latest display in the Shorpy Diorama of Discontinued Dreadnoughts. 5x7 inch glass negative by automotive impresario Christopher Helin. View full size.
Google has partnered with environmental sensor networks company Aclima to better monitor and understand air pollution in urban areas. The partnership equipped three Google Street View cars with Aclima’s mobile sensing platform and took...Show More Summary
Google Maps will soon monitor and display urban air pollution levels thanks to tech startup Aclima's environmental sensory system Google Street View Now Monitors Urban Air Pollution was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
Quirky, the Silicon Alley invention company whose blue-chip backers include General Electric and Andreessen Horowitz, will lay off 109 employees from its West 28th Street headquarters and another two... To view the full story, click the title link.
Chen Zhen was born in Shanghai in 1955 and died in Paris in 2000. He is regarded as one of the leading exponents of the Chinese avant-garde and an emblematic figure in the field of international contemporary art. Combining an intense...Show More Summary
If a city knows what intersections are full of smog, it could add trees or change stop light schedules to improve the air its citizens breathe. Google Earth’s Outreach program that equips non-profits and public-benefit organizations with data wants to give the world these insights. Show More Summary
In the not-so-distant future, a new deep learning algorithm from Google could change the worlds of virtual reality and film. Today, directors and developers can only create a shot based on how many cameras they have set up at different angles. Show More Summary
Former Gov. Martin O'Malley of Maryland made the comments on Concord News Radio in New Hampshire, as he discussed his views about reining in Wall Street excesses in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.
There's one view of Donald Trump's we wouldn't mind having for our own: the one from his just-sold New York City penthouse. The Wall Street Journal reports Trump unloaded his $21 million unit in Manhattan’s Trump Park Avenue just last week. Show More Summary
Rizzoli Bookstore reopened Monday at its new Manhattan location. The famed bookstore, which vacated its longtime home on West 57th Street because the building it was situated in is slated to be... To view the full story, click the title link.
A second financial ratings agency has downgraded Chicago Public Schools' debt rating to junk status, reinforcing Wall Street's dim view of the district's finances.
RIO DE JANEIRO — In June 2013, at the height of spontaneous mass street protests across Brazil, a Brazilian living in Los Angeles released a YouTube video titled "No, I’m not going to the World Cup." It went viral and has since been viewed more than 4 million times. Recorded in English by cinema student Carla […]
via @drewtoothpaste Since its launch in 2007, Google Street View has had to address major privacy concerns—grappling with government authorities in Germany, India, and Australia over privacy laws; lowering its cameras in Japan and Switzerland...Show More Summary