The trick now is to photograph the Street View car and match it up with the photo it takes of you.
You may remember that last summer I was strolling along Cleveland Street in search of some lunch, when the fabled Google Street car passed me, and looped the block. Indeed, I offered a drink to the first person to spot me.
It looks like I might have to buy myself that drink. Here’s a photo I took:
and here is me, about three seconds after taking it:
Check out Google itself for the full picture. If you look to the right you’ll see that chap in the white shirt has passed the pale concrete slab, and on the left those two pigeons have taken off in the time between my shot, and the Street View.
Hah. Gotcha, Google.