NYT explains the Notre Dame fire in 3D

The Times staff put together this impressive piece in less than a day, using scrolling to control a glTF file rendered via Three.js (see 10s recording below). Creator Graham Roberts tweets, “This approach/style stems from our AR efforts over the past 18 months. Originally built as a fallback to camera mode, but now also a great way to make the web more dimensional towards a spatial future.”

Tangentially related: Firefighters used a half-ton robot named Colossus to help battle the blaze:


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