December 7, 2006: Pearl Harbor Attack on Google Earth

December 6, 2006 at 10:17 pm | Posted in history | Leave a comment

pearlharboroverlay.jpgGoogle Earth placemark with overlay of battleship row during the attack – look in the middle of the page for the “File Download” link.

$38 million to preserve internment camps

December 6, 2006 at 10:05 pm | Posted in history | Leave a comment

The outgoing Republican congress has approved the preservation of 10 internment camps used during World War II to house people of Japanese descent after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Read more in the San Jose Mercury News.

Download Google Earth and view these files:

placemark with 113 internment locations mapped
pictures and placemarks related to the internmen of Japanese Americans during WWII

Lastly, here is an online companion to the Smithsonian exhibit about the internments: A More Perfect Union.

Photoshop: Remove tourists from photo

December 6, 2006 at 5:17 pm | Posted in Photoshop | Leave a comment

2006_12_removetourists.jpgNice tutorial that uses two versions of the same photo to create one without tourists.

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