Google’s Chance at Redemption: Liquid Galaxy February 17, 2010Posted by pupfiction in Amazing.
Tags: atlas, google, Google Buzz, google earth, Google Liquid Galaxy
With all the recent clamor over Google’s invasion of privacy through the launching of Google Buzz, and the short-lived commotion over Google Wave, it’s hard to remember that Google still is one of the most innovative information providers in existence. American Libraries (the American Library Association’s magazine) did a post this last Friday on Google’s newest experiment -Google Liquid Galaxy. In the following demonstration “eight separate computers are running [this], and it’s being flown by a PS3 SixAxis controller” (American Libraries). Less than an hour ago a group of librarians and I were gushing over the new atlas from National Geographic, but this video has me wondering if paper atlases haven’t finally reached obsolescence.