Justin O'Beirne

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

2017
A YEAR OF GOOGLE & APPLE MAPS
Google Maps’s quiet transformation, Apple Maps’s _____?


2017–
CARTOGRAPHY IN THE AGE OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES
As self-driving cars obsolete today’s navigation apps, can cartography remain useful?


2016–
CARTOGRAPHY COMPARISON: GOOGLE & APPLE MAPS
Google Maps and Apple Maps present surprisingly different views of the world.


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


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


2010
GOOGLE MAPS & LABEL READABILITY
Why are Google Maps’s city labels more readable than those of its competitors?


2010
STYLED MAPS USING GOOGLE MAPS API 3
How to create custom map styles with Google Maps API 3.