A peak under the hood at "Ground Truth"—the operation behind Google Street View.
Dec 21, 2014 Wired
By assessing three different groups of indicators, researchers were able to tour thousands of blocks in Chicago through Google Street View and compare visual signs of reinvestment and renewal between 2007 and 2009.
Aug 7, 2014 Gizmodo
Clear your schedule: a new feature on Google Street View allows users to click through images from the past.
Apr 24, 2014 Gizmodo
For the music aficionados: a recent article in Guardian Cities dug up the Google Street Views of the exact locations of iconic album covers, laying the album cover over the current condition.
Apr 11, 2014 Guardian Cities
Utilizing an online tool that compares images from Google Street View, researchers have built a better understanding of the 'small, often imperceptible reasons' that make some streets and places feel safer than others.
Jul 31, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
Sarah Laskow reveals what may be the greatest job in the world at the moment - those lucky Google employees who are helping to map areas of the world only accessible on foot.
Jun 13, 2012 Grist
Jacob Aron reports on the promising new software developed by an international group of researchers that can recognize "what makes Paris look like Paris."
Jun 10, 2012 New Scientist