NYTimes picks up on Web 2.0 Mapping Services

You’ve known about it for a while, but now it’s beginning to go mainstream: Marrying Maps to Data for a New Web Service. (may need to login) Not really new information, but a nice summary. Mr. Markoff obviously sees the potential in these mapping services. So why is mapping so popular? It’s one of the […]

You’ve known about it for a while, but now it’s beginning to go mainstream: Marrying Maps to Data for a New Web Service. (may need to login)

Not really new information, but a nice summary. Mr. Markoff obviously sees the potential in these mapping services. So why is mapping so popular? It’s one of the most basic human condition that we want to know where we are, and we want to know where we can find things.

Also, I was trying to add all the new services to my google maps page for a while, but it became overwhelming in a short period of time. Luckily, another enterprising person has created: Google Maps Mania. Just look at the right hand navigation bar to see the innovation going on…

What do you want to map?

Published: July 19th, 2005

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