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Converations With A Google Street Cams Spook

by | 8th, August 2008

GOOGLE is watching you. Oh, brave new world:

  • Google has a centre in Milton Keynes where this operation was based in. The drivers just showed up for “a driving job” (his words) and didn’t know it was for Google until the arrived to pick up the cars.
  • The drivers were given training to use the computers inside the car. It’s not hard: it’s a large-ish touch screen (I guessed about 17in or maybe a 19in when I saw it) with a record and a pause button.
  • The screen is to the left of the driver in the passenger seat with a large server at the back in the trunk. The back seats of the car were removed it was just a big space. The connections into the server were just power and ethernet. The ethernet seemed to be going up to the camera but I’m not sure if

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