mapping

Moveable

MIT Invented a Tool That Allows Driverless Cars to Navigate Rural Roads Without a Map

Mapping rural areas is a barrier to autonomous vehicles operating in those areas, but cars might not need maps at all.
Tracey Lindeman
5.7.18
National Aboriginal Day

Google Maps Will Now Display More Than 3,000 Indigenous Lands in Canada

The announcement comes on National Aboriginal Day.
Bryson Masse
6.21.17
Sheep View

These North Atlantic Islands Map Their Streets With Sheep

That's one way to do it.
Nadja Sayej
3.29.17
tech

It's Time to Start Thinking of Amazon as a Transportation Company

The company just unveiled a huge data-hauling semi-truck called Snowmobile, following plans for cargo planes and of course, delivery drones.
Samantha Cole
12.1.16
Canada

Crow Attacks Have Gotten So Bad That a Scientist Built a Tool to Map the Carnage

“Two crows swooped down and started scratching my head.”
Kate Lunau
6.3.16
video

What Makes Paris Look Like Paris? Let an Algorithm Tell You

There’s a plenty more to Paris than just the Eiffel Tower.
Clinton Nguyen
11.30.15
Features

Microsoft Invented Google Earth in the 90s Then Totally Blew It

A long-forgotten Microsoft project from the late 1990s revolutionized how we saw the Earth and became the underpinning technology of Google Maps and Google Earth.
Jason Koebler
11.13.15
short circuit

Waze Fell for Fake Data Planted by a Competitor, Lawsuit Alleges

A new lawsuit alleges that Waze was caught red-handed used fake mapping data designed purely to find data thieves.
Nicholas Deleon
9.3.15
News

Google Released a Throwback Feature for Every Place You've Visited

But only if you agreed to tell.
Clinton Nguyen
7.22.15
history

200 Years Later, Archaeologists Are Rewriting the Battle of Waterloo

Archaeologists from the UK and Belgium are using electromagnetic induction sensors, magnetometers, and GIS to analyze the battle’s very first killing grounds.
Crispin Andrews
6.4.15
Culture

Where to Find the Best Rave Ever and Other Learnings from What3Words

No, it’s not supposed to make much sense.
Jordan Valinsky
4.30.15
apps

Every Three-Metre Square on the Planet Now Has a Unique Address

What3words assigns each area a three-word locator. I was born in thinnest.coverage.intimate.
Harry Harris
4.30.15
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