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Grand Theft Auto 3: Rail City

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Greg Selkoe

This is the last of my 3 part installment of posts entitled Grand Theft Auto. In this post I will discuss inner city public rail transportation and automobile use in urban settings.

Google Maps Alphabet PHOTOS: Typography Created Using Images Of Earth

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google Maps, a tool that offers satellite imagery of landmarks, neighborhoods, cities, and farmland, can be used for much more than scoping out what y...

Grand Theft Auto 2: San Autodreas-Highspeed Fail

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Greg Selkoe

America, it is time to get serious about rail and stop getting our a** kicked by the rest of the world.

What a "Map of Play" Looks Like and Why We Need It

Darell Hammond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Darell Hammond

Although there are many things that people have taken the time to chart geographically, one thing you won't find is a comprehensive map of play areas in your community. It's time to change that.

Google Street View Gets Trans-Siberian Railway Route (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Thanks to a new project by Google Maps, travel buffs can experience traveling the Trans-Siberian Railway from the comfort of their couch. Google Ru...

Social Media: Is Google Buzz More Than Just Hype?

Noah Mallin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Noah Mallin

The unveiling of Google Buzz is being met with skepticism in some quarters even as it seems to hold out several promising features.

Google Store View: Google Map's Latest? | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google Maps has taken its Street View feature to the next level. The new Google Store Views will allow the viewer to enter a store from street-level a...

Lost Premier Hits Web Before TV: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 3, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Last night was the scheduled premier of the final season of Lost. However, a sneak preview of the mysterious show was held Monday night in Hawaii a...

Lars And Jens Rasmussen: The Brothers Behind Google Wave

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

(CNN) -- Lars and Jens Rasmussen were broke and jobless -- with only $16 between them -- when they made it big in the Web world by selling their idea ...

Your Building in 1940

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

Between 1939 and 1941, the City of New York took a 35-mm black-and-white picture of every single building. Every single building. In all five boroughs.

There Still Be Dragons: Be Wary of Modern Mapping Devices

Lise Waring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Lise Waring

I've heard tales from visitors who arrived white knuckled in Telluride after their website of choice guided them here via a gnarly 4WD road in their Ford Fiesta rental car.

Googlee Deforestation With The Cloud | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

One of the most effective ways to battle global warming would be to curb deforestation around the world. Google is helping today on the monitoring fro...

Google Maps For Android 2.0: Google's GPS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

If you weren't sure about switching to an Android phone in the near future, this might put you over the edge. Google Maps Navigation is an absolutely ...

"The New Landscape" at Canal View in SoHo

Yelena Kalinsky | Posted 01.23.2013 | New York
Yelena Kalinsky

A photo and video show at Canal View opens up some bracing vistas on what landscape means as knowledge of nearby and faraway places is increasingly delivered by software like Google Earth.

Argleton: 'Google' Town That Only Exists Online

Telegraph | Rebecca Lefort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Argleton, a 'phantom town' in Lancashire that appears on Google Maps and online directories but doesn't actually exist, has puzzled internet experts. ...

Google Maps Trike: New 'Street View' Bike Will Map Your Mall (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google Maps' 'Street View' feature -- which lets you virtually visit just about any block in the world -- is getting even more up close and personal. ...

Google Street View Shows Man Collapsed On Street

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Beloved NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan pointed out this morning that Google Street View appears to show a man collapsed on the corner of 29th Street and Park ...

Arunachal Pradesh: Google Placates India, China With Different Maps Of Disputed Territory

PC World | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google has hit upon an interesting way of placating both China and India over the way its map application displays Arunachal Pradesh, a region whose o...

Famous People Share Their 'Favorite Places' On Google Maps (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

What if you Tony Wheeler, co-founder of the Lonely Planet travel guide series, could be your personal tour guide? What if Al Gore could show you his f...

Socially Networked Rescue Relief in Manila

Piers Fawkes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Piers Fawkes

Typhoon Ondoy was a tragedy. Hundreds have died in the Philippines. But without the rapid-response heroism of ordinary Filipino citizens enabled by technology, it could have been much worse.

Technology Is Anthropology -- Covering an Evolving Solar System

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Again, the focus is on the people, not the gear. Because here at HuffPostTech, we -- yep, you and I -- are chroniclers of technology's evolving solar system.

Google Maps Finds Heaven in Brooklyn?

David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Weiner

Some have long argued that Google is in the midst of taking over the world, but has the giant media company actually tapped into the otherworld? An...

Never Mind Google Streetview... We Need Google "Heat" View

Gavin D. J. Harper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gavin D. J. Harper

Google, you've developed a fantastic and sophisticated engine for processing imagery; can we please borrow it to save the world?

Google Maps "500% Greener," Includes More Mass Transit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

According to Google: In one year, the total number of cities for which people can plan transit trips with Google Maps has grown to more than 250 ...

Google Maps Can Now Track People

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — With an upgrade to its mobile maps, Google Inc. hopes to prove it can track people on the go as effectively as it searches for i...