New York Times: Siberia or Japan? Expert Google Maps Players Can Tell at a Glimpse.
New York Times: Siberia or Japan? Expert Google Maps Players Can Tell at a Glimpse. . “Mr. Rainbolt has become the face of a fast-growing community of geography fanatics who play a game called GeoGuessr. The premise is simple: As you stare at a computer or phone, you’re plopped down somewhere in the world in Google Street View and must guess, as quickly as you can, exactly where you are. You can click to travel down roads and through cities, scanning for distinguishable landmarks or language. The closer you guess, the more points you score.”