Google’s Project Tango

Google’s Project Tango is a very interesting project that brings an entirely new focus to crowd sourced mapping data.

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Blaise Agüera y Arcas: Augmented-Reality Maps

One more TED post from Blaise Aguera y Arcas on the Augmented Reality Maps work he did while with Microsoft Bing Maps. This application shows a great integration of imagery and mapping.

How Photsynth Can Connect the World’s Photos

Here’s a great TED talk from Blaise Aguera y Arcas that discusses the incredible capability of Photosynth,

Making Sense of Maps

Here’s a great TED talk by Aris Venetikidis on the difference between the cognitive maps we make in our mind and the physical maps we use in the world. Very similar to my dissertation concept of a cognitive landscape that an author uses as a setting for a novel.