Disneyland's show-buildings induce charming glitches in Google Earth


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Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/01/04/disneylands-show-buildings-i.html


#2

Took a while to figure out what this was actually about. I’m assuming it concerns Google Earth trying to extrapolate a 3D structure from the 2D top-down view of the aerial photos.


#3

Now that you say it, that makes sense, but I was really confused after reading the article. Perhaps @doctorow could add some clarification for us non-Disney-philes? (Yes! I am disappointed! Lol)


#4

“Cars” parked on my street.


#5

Apparently the trees in my neighborhood are so dense that they block any through traffic.

Pay particular attention to the floating palm tree heads in the upper right corner. They are magical.


#6

Yup, that last one is definitely an immature Zerg hatchery.


#7

…and now we know the true sinister nature of Dumbo.


#8

So you live across the street from Salvador Dali’s old house, huh?


#9

And kitty-corner from Doctor Strange’s summer cottage.


#10

“charming glitches”? – try “NON-EUCLIDEAN HORRORS THAT MUST BE SUPPRESSED LEST THE CREEPING MONSTROSITIES THAT LURK BENEATH THE THIN PATINA OF OUR SCIENTIFIC RATIONALISM BREAK THROUGH AND LAY WASTE TO ALL REASON AND ALL SANITY”


#11

They only moved the headstones.


#12

GIS for “dumbo jello” came up with this:


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