Mapping a revolution with 'mashups'
Published Thursday, November 17, 2005 by CCAer | E-mail this post
as (yet another) lengthy story about people combining already existing data with Google Maps
and (to a lesser extent) the new Yahoo! Maps
. It looks like mapping the hot item on the Internet these days. “Online mapping is evolving into a historic nexus of disparate technologies and communities that is changing the fundamental use of the Internet, as well as redefining the concept of maps in our culture. Along the way, map mashups are providing perhaps the clearest idea yet of commercial applications for the generation of so-called social technologies they represent.” Read the complete story.