Oh yes, sure, I’m well aware of the gripes and grumbles about privacy that can rise up when you publicly admit this.
But the fact is, it’s an incredible project. A historical mind-boggling undertaking that somehow manages to make the word a smaller and more magnificent place at the same time.
It’s one of those things that I have no idea how I lived without it before it came into being.
And I find the the many offshoots that creative types have made using it endlessly fascinating, entertaining, or informative. (Often all three.)
Now Teehan+Lax has added a fun new wrinkle with Google Street View Hyperlapse. Their nifty software has simplified the process of creating stop motion animations using all those endless Street View photos.
If you’re a coder type they have made the sourcecode available on Github here.
But for the rest of us here’s some eyecandy….a video created using the Hyperlink software.