Apple to Build New Campus
by Oliver Breidenbach
Why do I post this on a technology weblog?
Well, it is the litmus test for Google Earth: I want it to figure out geographic locations that relate to certain news.
Why do I want to do this?
First of all, I am curious. Second, it might be the sort of machine intelligence we can expect from future applications. It is not very hard to do. A little bit of data mining, provided the data is available online.
(BTW: this is the satelite view of the new campus area. How did I figure this out? I watched the Cupertino City Council webcast with Steve giving away the location...)
That's the area of 10400 Ridgeview Ct., Cupertino, where the data center that Apple leased in February is located: