Peter Kafka

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Google Maps Gets a Jump on April Fools’

April Fools’ Day on the Internet is redundant. Right?

That said, Google’s early head start over at Google Maps is pretty good. Click on “Quest” to get going. Or you can watch this video, which spells out the joke:

If you’ve got time, poke around particular landmarks, like Google HQ, and you’ll find some Easter eggs. Some of you should be able to figure out where I found this one pretty quickly:


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik