The fact that a typo in OpenStreetMap lead to the existence of a 212-storeyed skyscraper in Flight Simulator 2020 towering over the Melbourne suburbs (instead of a simple 2-floor house) is the funniest thing I've learned this week

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@miramarco I'm hoping that Microsoft is providing proper, conspicuous attribution within Microsoft Flight Simulator as required by #OpenStreetMap.

@miramarco Here is another "achievement" of Microsoft's inability to do something properly:
Water flowing up and down in Moscow!



oh so *that* is what happened

so often my fediverse experience is one of being *almost* out of the loop: I'd heard about an improbably massive virtual Melbournian skyscraper, but not the rest.

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