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Facebook can map more of Earth in a week than we have in history

Facebook’s incredible mapping feat shows that neural networks are starting to do serious volumes of work seriously fast. Here’s why it matters Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.newscientist.com Facebook is changing how we live and relate. It’s power is immense and … Continue reading

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Spanish cities renamed after Islamic kingdoms in Google Maps prank – Telegraph.co.uk

Unknown Google Maps users altering names of Spanish towns to reflect their former status as Islamic kingdoms Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk As I have said in a hundred blogs or more, maintaining a national accurate map data-set is a costly exercise. It … Continue reading

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Google’s new Maps API lets developers follow the road for smoother routes – The Next Web

Google has announced its new Google Maps Roads API that allows developers to create better route visualizations in their apps from raw GPS data by following actual roads. Source: thenextweb.com Wow, what took them so long! This has been standard … Continue reading

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Google lets UK cartographers tweak Maps (Wired UK)

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere Google is rolling out its Map Maker software to the UK meaning British users can now make amendments and add features to existing maps (Google lets UK cartographers tweak Maps – using a … Continue reading

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