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Memory lanes: Google’s map of our lives

13 mins | Nov 5, 2021
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What makes its street view so special? It's not just a useful tool for commuting or exploring new areas. It provides an intimate view of the world and all its mysteries. Sirin Kale discovers how some connect with street view on a deeper level, viewing loved ones in candid moments and turning the clock back to move through a digital space in a non-temporal, non-linear way.
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