is he dead?
Nice of them to just drive right by a guy lying half naked in the middle of the road?
It's a sobering fact, but the further Google's Street View tentacles extend from Mountain View, the greater the chance they will eventually touch someone who doesn't enjoy the benefits of free macrobiotic lunch buffets and Segways. Street View went live in Mexico last week, and Google Sightseeing wasted no time in tracking …
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Maybe, just maybe, this picture and all the others like it might encourage at least one comparatively rich, Western, computer owning, Streetview voyeur to contribute something to a charity of some sort?
Yes, the spymobile drove past, but the taker of the photograph is irrelevant here. What matters is what those of us that view it do.
"I'm very sorry to have to say this, but in most of Central and South America, it's an unwise move to stop to investigate someone lying in the middle of the road."
Hmmm. There is that, I guess. I suppose we still have to acknowledge that we don't really have the full story. And I guess there's something in the argument that it helps make us in well-off countries more aware that everything isn't so shiny everywhere else.
That said, it'd still be good if Google would let us know what their spy car operator did in this case.
(By the way, El Reg, I keep finding reason to use your 'meh', 'ambivalent' or 'so-so' icon - or I would, if you had one. Any chance, please? Ta.)