Directions Mag Podcast on Google Maps Recent Changes

 

Podcast: Google Maps Changes US Base Data, Adds Parcels and Crowdsourcing

By Joe Francica and Adena Schutzberg
October 13, 2009

This past week Google prompted a flurry of discussion by announcing some changes to its data and functionality in Google Maps. There’s new data and new feedback tools and some anxiety in the geospatial world. Our editors separate fact from fiction and offer our take on the implications of these changes

http://apb.directionsmag.com/archives/6603-Podcast-Google-Maps-Changes-US-Base-Data,-Adds-Parcels-and-Crowdsourcing.html

See also James Fee’s GIS Blog for additional commentary:  http://www.spatiallyadjusted.com/2009/10/07/google-maps-now-uses-their-own-map-data/

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