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Ok Google…Is there anything you don’t know?

Since Google Now first appeared on my Nexus 4 in 2013 I’ve been continually impressed by the little bits of information it has offered up.  At first it was the small things like the weather in my current location, or if I was away from home then it would let me know what the weather was like in my home suburb as well.  Then my mobile phone started offering directions to addresses or businesses I had just searched for on my PC.

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Spotted on Streetview!

When I was visiting San Francisco last year, I caught a streetcar from Market Street to Pier 33 where the boat was leaving for the Alcatraz tour. While I was waiting at the stop, a Google Streetview car went past. I bookmarked my location, in the hopes of one day finding myself on Streetview. Well, today is that day!

Just jumped on Google Maps and there I am, waiting for the streetcar. There are two different views, here and here. I feel famous!

Waiting for the streetcar on Market St

Waiting for the streetcar on Market St