Justin O’Beirne

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





coming soon book
MAPS FOR THE MASSES
Designing cartography for a global audience.


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


2017– essay series
CARTOGRAPHY IN THE AGE OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES
What comes after navigation?


2016– essay series
CARTOGRAPHY COMPARISON: GOOGLE & APPLE MAPS
How different are Google and Apple Maps?


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


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


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


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


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