Justin O'Beirne

Justin O'Beirne of San Francisco, California. Essays, projects, and contact information.

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CARTOGRAPHY COMPARISON: GOOGLE MAPS & APPLE MAPS
Though they look similar, Google Maps and Apple Maps present surprisingly different views of the world.

INTRODUCTION
PART 1: CONTENT: Parts of the Map
PART 2: CONTENT: The Map as a Whole
INTERLUDE: Google Maps’s Redesign
PART 3: STYLING (Available Soon)
PART 4: CONCLUSION
SUMMARY


2016
WHAT HAPPENED TO GOOGLE MAPS?
Surprising changes to Google Maps’s cartography.


2015
THE UNIVERSAL MAP
Cartography’s most important moment is rapidly approaching.


2011
GOOGLE MAPS & LABEL READABILITY
Why are Google Maps’s city labels more readable than those of its competitors?




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