Wednesday, September 14, 2005 Maps

Okay, the search engine war is really on. After Google had brought us Google Maps and Google Earth, shortly followed by MSN's copycat virtual earth, now Amazon has setup Maps with some really cool feature (at least as long as you live in the US): Street level photo's! (Or "BlockView Images" as Amazon wants you to call them.) Wouldn't it be time for those people to realize that the earth is slightly larger than the US alone? Or rather: wouldn't it be time for a European company with similar creativity and resources? Anyway, it's realy cool, but unfortunately you can't upload photo's; I would have had some. Unfortunately, a picture of the street where I have been living is not available... well, never mind, I have my own: