There’s an interactive feature on the New York Times website that launched today that offers a global interface to photos and videos from around the world that were all taken at 15:00 U.T.C., Sunday, May 2. The global moment in time is a bit like The Day in the Life series of photo books, but this concept is a volunteer effort of mostly amateur photographers.
The Google Earth interface offers a means to spin and zoom on the globe, and the photos can be sorted by the themes of family, community, arts and entertainment, money and the economy, nature and the environment, play, religion, social issues, and work. [Via Spatial Sustain]
Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/05/03/blogs/a-moment-in-time.html?th&emc=th#/4bde6b13224fe238e6000133