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How Google maps our world

Here is a great article about the way Google manages to map our world:

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/09/how-google-builds-its-maps-and-what-it-means-for-the-future-of-everything/261913/

It’s the first time Google gives so much details to the public on their “Ground Truth” project and you’ll be very surprised about the human/machine collaboration implied.

Reminds me a lot of this TED talk by Shyam Sankar:

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