Chinese cities in pixels-awesomeness


Today is the official day of awesomeness, so I wanted to share something, I think, is quite awesome. I came across this like a week ago and it has most Chinese cities in detailed pixelated 3d images. This project is from Baidu done as an alternative to Google and bing maps. They have allready made most Chinese cities into these pixelated 3d maps as can be seen above form Guangzhou. It’s quite nice to browse over the map and see the simcity like graphical wonders. This is especially true if you have spent a long time in such a city like I did.

The link is: http://map.baidu.com/

Since most cannot read Chinese I made a step by step walktrough to get to the 3D Pixel viewer. Just hit the jump to see how to end up there. Also in the end I’ve posted some comparison pictures with photo’s I took during my stay in Guangzhou.

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Kauwgom kleedkamer

Kauwgom kleedkamer
Op mijn school zag ik al langer rare plastic doosjes hangen op verschillende plekken. Er nooit echt bij stil gestaan wat het nu eigeljk was tot er iemand me wijsmaakte dat daar papiertjes inzaten. Deze papiertjes zijn voor als je kauwgom zodat je deze later weggooien. Ik had iets van zal wel, weer iets dat alleen hier in China zou kunnen werken. Nu kwam ik per toeval vandaag de bedenkster van dit project tegen, een lieftallig meisje die bij de naam Regen(Rain) gaat.
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