What Google traffic looks like on map

In a post that comes close to bridging the gap between virtual and physical reality, O'Reilly Radar points to a "hypnotic" view of a world map that illustrates a single day's traffic on Google.

As a few observers note, the pulsating chart bears some parallels to a Google map posted at Georgia Tech earlier this year that depicts . Others see a different resemblance, comparing it to the Genesis Effect from "Star Trek II."

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