This week: Mapping! It's one of my favorite topics. We'll discuss how maps are made, who owns the aerial image of your backyard, and how to crowd-source mapmaking. With Peter Birch of Google and Nick Black of Cloudmade.
This week: Mapping! We'll discuss how maps are made, who owns the aerial image of your back yard, and how to crowdsource mapmaking.
It's been four years since laptop computers passed desktops in U.S. unit sales. But laptop vendors can't rest, with the Netbook phenomenon sweeping the world and the iPad coming.
Can a crowd of amateur mappers create better guidebooks and maps than professionals? Signs point to yes.