Monthly Archives: June 2010

Prima Donna Soccer

So you’ve manged to score an overpriced ticket for the game. You’ve found your way to the stadium, bought your ridiculously overpriced beer and found your seat far back at the top of the stands. The game begins, and within minutes, even from a point as far away from him as you can possibly get, you see a guy who is paid more than you’ll ever earn in your entire life plainly and deliberately acting …

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Google’s World Cup Tidbits

Google’s World Cup Tidbits

Apart from the old Street View being launched in SA, Google has also introduced a few other treats in anticipation of the soccer World Cup. For instance, if you search for “World Cup” on Google, you get a summary schedule of upcoming matches, as well as a list of teams and pools. If you then scroll further down the page, you’ll see this beauty: Nice one, Google. Oh, and Bafana supporters, don’t forget to tweet …

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Google Street View South Africa Is Here

Barely scraping it in by the skin of their teeth, Google has managed to get its Street View imagery operational for South Africa just in time for the World Cup. Yay! No more lost tourists. They’ve also done a huge amount of work in the Google Earth platform to create 3D imagery of all the stadiums which looks quite beautiful: Over and above the 27 towns and cities photographed, the cars and trikes also made …

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