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peterjmag 518 days ago | link | parent

This is way too addicting. I've been typing in addresses one letter at a time, just to see what pops up: a beautiful metro station in Saint Petersburg, the graffitied walls surrounding an airport in Brazil, a neighborhood in South Africa, a wooded street in suburban North Carolina, a deserted country road in rural Iowa, the entrance to a gated community in Texas, and finally, my house. What a fun way to explore. Great work!


svdad 518 days ago | link

The feeling of seeing a sequence of random, unfamiliar locations, followed all of a sudden by a familiar street is really amazing. Especially if you type in the address of a street you haven't lived on for a long time.

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andrewcooke 517 days ago | link

is it using request ip to provide context? i typed in "europa 2189" and see my own appt in santiago, which is disturbingly impressive...

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andrewaylett 517 days ago | link

I'm in the UK, and typing that also gave me an apartment block in Santiago, so I'd say no.

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andrewcooke 517 days ago | link

huh, thanks. i never thought my address was so exclusive.

(i was once asked to give my address here, started with 'europa', and got the reply 'no, your address here in chile'...)

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