So basically, this project requires two components
-a collection of letter pieces and images, and a collection of names/address to mail them two
-a program to assemble the letters and send them to whatever company which makes them in to paper letters, automates the Paypal transactions, etc.
Essentially anyone (this means you!) can help with Part 1, although I guess Part 2 requires some actual programming ability. I haven't actually done any programs that make use of the interwebs, although since nobodies hiring this summer I have plenty of time to learn.
yes that's also what i found. they dont have a public API for that. probably because of copyright. however someone else might have written one. such things are called "scrapers". let's see.
hahahaha they *really* dont like it if you do that, it seems check this out
There's always the Amazon Mechanical Turk
, whose innovative approach to solving Hard Problems is to connect you to a guy with an internet connection in India who'd be happy to take screen shots of a dozen StreetView locations for USD $.03.
If we do go the Memebomb-on-a-picture-of-your-house route, we'd have to be careful which ones we use. "Spoiler Alert: You Die At The End" has very
different context on an image of where you live...