"GooBing"

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"GooBing"

Post by longviewmo » Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:02 am

Google's been doing Streetview long enough now that they're covering the same places multiple times. They've also made it really easy to switch between old and new photography. Bing is also doing something similar, which adds even more depth. This has given rise to "GooBing", or comparing how places transform with time. AFAIK, the original is Detroit's http://goobingdetroit.tumblr.com/, which has a few great transformations but is mostly really depressing.

LA: http://www.laweekly.com/informer/2014/0 ... since-2007

Pittsburgh: http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Best- ... 6rehfldXTp

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Re: "GooBing"

Post by flyingember » Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:53 am

the streetcar's doing this. it didn't start well

for one stop they use a section of Baltimore, you can't even see Main. Same for 2nd St vs 3rd

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Re: "GooBing"

Post by loftguy » Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:35 am

flyingember wrote:the streetcar's doing this. it didn't start well

for one stop they use a section of Baltimore, you can't even see Main. Same for 2nd St vs 3rd

Can you clarify? I can not follow what you said.

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Re: "GooBing"

Post by mykn » Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:13 pm

loftguy wrote:
flyingember wrote:the streetcar's doing this. it didn't start well

for one stop they use a section of Baltimore, you can't even see Main. Same for 2nd St vs 3rd

Can you clarify? I can not follow what you said.
Lol! I thought the same thing when I read this.

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