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Latest Google Street View Trekker tour takes us inside the ancient Jordanian city of Petra

When it comes to ancient cities, they don’t come much more exotic than Petra in Jordan, made famous by Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and that’s where Google’s… 138 more words

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Google Brings Street View To The Ancient City Of Petra

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Google continues to expand the range of its Street View project. Today, the company is launching imagery from the ancient rock-cut city of Petra… 152 more words


Notes from a solo trip!

I’m very excited while writing this blog as I’m going to write about my first full fledged “solo trip”. Yes! I was lucky enough to have been supported by my parents to travel solo. 1,915 more words

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How to make a case out of a post

“A case presents an experience or situation that makes at least one point or teaches one lesson,” said Janet Kolodner in a book on automated case-based reasoning during the ascendancy of artificial intelligence in 1993 (554). 2,078 more words


Take a virtual walk in Hobbit country with Google's spectacular New Zealand Street View trek

The backpack-based Google Trekker tours have taken us to some pretty spectacular places in the past, and the latest addition won’t disappoint. The Street View imagery covers seven of New Zealand’s world-famous ‘Great Walks,’ including some of the settings for the Hobbit movie trilogy …  112 more words

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Drive: Pushing The Limits Of Space Opera

Today I’m talking about the webcomic Drive, created by Dave Kellett, which is a story that’s Pushing The Limits Of Space Opera. I already mentioned Drive in… 1,150 more words

Star Trek to return to the small screen in 2017

CBS Studios announced a new Star Trek franchise will hit the small screen (television and subscription streaming) in January 2017.

I hope CBS doesn’t whitewash the future (through Hollywood standard casting decisions) especially given their interest in interesting new civilizations and addressing social issues. 72 more words