The Technical Exorcist

June 29th, 2007

Google Maps Own

Posted by exorcist in Interesting

Google has just added a feature to Google Maps that improves it to the point were I don’t think the competition has much of a chance unless they follow suit. You can now alter your driving directions with a simple click and drag interface!

Read the article on The Register Here

June 23rd, 2007

An interesting computer sim.

Posted by exorcist in Interesting

According to The Register, The US Department of Defense is creating a simulation of the world to model how various countries and peoples will react to various “stressors”—acts of God, Wars, etc. Reading the article, it sounds like a very interesting concept. I doubt it will be very accurate, though. When you’re working on that scale, everything is so complex I don’t see how the program could harvest sufficient information to be even close to correct.