Guy makes giant QR Code that you can see from space and Google Earth captured it

Hat tip to 2D code blog for posting about the giant 625 sq ft QR Code that Eric Rice is making in his drive way. Eric is calling the QR Code project "nerdscaping". I assume that means "nerd landscaping". Although the QR code is not finished it looks like Google flew over his house and grabbed a picture of it. Eric tweeted the following yesterday.

IT WORKS! Google flew over my house, photographing my barcode driveway from 423 miles up [...]

Screenshots: Google Earth 3.0 for the iPad now available.

One of the iPhone applications I was ready to see upgraded for the iPad is now ready for download, Google Earth [iTunes link]. Gone are the days of pixelated 2x double size maps with the upgraded version of Google Earth and the app looks great. Now I can zoom in anywhere in the world in full iPad resolution. Here are a few screenshots of the app.

Google Earth Features:

• Navigate the world with a swipe of your finger
• Swipe with two fingers to adjust your view to see mountainous terrain
• Show the Panoramio layer and browse the millions of geo-located photos from [...]