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Nokia’s Crowdsourcing GIS Effort

Nokia’s Crowdsourcing GIS Effort

Nokia recently launched Map Creator (in beta), tossing its hat into the crowdsourcing GIS ring.  While the announcement proclaims, “We’ve just launched Nokia Map Creator, a fun tool on maps.nokia.com that literally lets YOU map out your local neighbourhood! “, the next paragraph explains volunteer input is requested for twelve countries: Our initial […]

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GeoBriefs: Detailed Hand-drawn Map of London, Waze Comes to Blackberry, Customize Your GPS Voice

GeoBriefs: Detailed Hand-drawn Map of London, Waze Comes to Blackberry, Customize Your GPS Voice

BBC, which is hosting a new series called Magnificent Maps, offers up a highly detailed, hand-drawn map called “The Island” by artist Stephen Walter.  It seems almost every possible space on this map is heavily annotated with the artists personal identification with every square inch of London. Crowdsourcing traffic has […]