The Awesome Power of GIS (Google Mapmaker)

Here is a short post about the power of GIS. Iranians creating otherwise difficult to get maps of Theran using Google Mapmaker. It’s the GIS version of the Twitter stories coming out of Iran in recent weeks. Makes you realize that here and there among all the techie hype and web gimmicks, there are some really powerful ways to use technology. Few and far between, these actually manage to make the world a better place.


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