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[PCMag] Google Launches the Closest Thing to a Real Time Machine

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Remember watching those time-lapse videos of growing plants in science class? They look pretty dated once you've checked out the same sequence through Google's new "GigaPan Time Machine" application, which lets you zoom in and out of a time-lapse video without losing resolution.

"With Time Machine, the cameras capture these image mosaics at regular intervals to create a video with hundreds of millions or even billions of pixels in each frame. The result is a video that viewers have the ability to zoom in on while it's playing and see incredible detail," Google wrote in a blog post
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It's not enough for them to control the Internet, now they will control time

Also, look at the first comment on that page
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The author really picked a crap title for the article... severely misleading. :|
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The author really picked a crap title for the article... severely misleading. :|
I thought so too, but it's still a pretty cool video
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There are applications that are more like "a window through time".

Nothing like a time machine. Misleading title is misleading.
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indeed it was misleading. That doesn't mean that this sin't cool though.
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The application is very, very limited.
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time travel? there's an app for that
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