Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Innovation at google

Google has found a new way to use Google Earth--to explore paintings. It has taken a technology used for one thing and found another thing that it can do. Right now it has a number of famous painting from the Prado, including Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights. Check out google.com/prado

If Google follows its usual course, it will soon have a great many famous pictures available, and will make museums as obsolete as it has made libraries.

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