A new wave of gentrification hits East Cambridge, a grid of streets that once housed workers from the the nearby factories and slaughterhouse. They were European immigrant stock: Irish, Polish, Italian and Portuguese. Now, they siding is coming down, the prices are going up and the tech workers from Kendall are coming in.
Been playing with the Google StreetView mobile app, which allows you to take 360 photos with your phone. If you make it public, it also allows you to embed them in WordPress.com. I added mine to Google Street View, which says “Imagery that was captured by an external contributor and posted to Google Maps is the property of that contributor, unless they have agreed to transfer ownership to a third party.” So, you own it.
But, somehow this shot got corrupted. I’m troubleshooting that.
When I hit the arrow keys on Google maps, the image corrected.
For one of my summer projects, I returned to roller coaster I had written about in 1983. This year, the wooden Cyclone got a new steel track and I wrote about it again. I didn’t sell the video, but I sold the story to the Globe Travel section. For this video, I filmed the ride […]