Friday, February 4, 2011

“Google Art Project” Launches: Why It’s Amazing - Techland - TIME.com

“Google Art Project” Launches: Why It’s Amazing - Techland - TIME.com:
"One of the longstanding promises of the Internet--of the last century's worth of technology, really--is that the cultural heritage of the world will be accessible to everyone in their homes. Today, the global museum has taken another step forward with Google Art Project. An ingenious application of Google's Street View and Picasa tools, it allows web browsers to wander the halls of 17 museums around the world (New York City's MoMA, Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum, the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, and others)."