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4 Posts


The Map Business
March 01, 2012
The emergence of map API services and Foursquare's switch to OpenStreetMap and MapBox.
Designing a Global Map
February 27, 2012
The challenges and surprises in designing Google Maps.
Nice Map
January 02, 2012
The complexities of mapmaking and the use of algorithms for label placement.
Extending the Grid
November 15, 2011
Extending the NYC street grid to the rest of the planet.
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