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Google's RoadMap to World Domination

Google's ROADMAP TO WORLD DOMINATION "We want to paint the world, about one pixel to one inch."--Luc Vincent, head of imagery for Google Maps --- WELCOME TO THE FUTURE WHERE YOUR TOOLS YOUR HOUSE KEYS will tell you that they're still on your desk at work will remind you that you loaned them to a friend 20% of all Google searches are YOUR CAR "WHERE" queries 77 will drive itself to retrieve both Giving Google 70% of the 'where' query LOCATION AWARENESS will be built into everything And maps will be the operating system OF EVERYTHING market - COMPONENTS OF GOOGLE MAPS TREKKER-- stitches together a digital world 360° 15 Tagged with Latitude and Longitude Streetview has images in 1/4 of the world's countries. virtual shutters snap Photos are melded into every two seconds one 360° image 600000 25 Cameras like trecker are of which have logged miles in California, attached to Google's self driving cars. BUT IT'S NOT AN EASY JOB, RECONCILING SO MANY DATA SOURCES: Google has 2000 ground-truthers "driving" through cyberspace every day reconciling map data and street view data. The acquisition of Waze presents Google with real time map up- dating technology. Google Map Maker allows users to submit changes, honing the map even more. - TIMELINE OF GOOGLE MAPS - 2001 Larry Page taking pictures of San Francisco with a video camera 2005 Amazon's search technology sub- sidiary unveils Block View. Discontinued after June 2012 Apple announces their own map January 2014 Google uploads 370,000 miles of Street View mounted to the side of his car. service for iOS6. 20 months. December 2012 imagery, largest update ever. 2007 Google's Street View arrives in 5 cities. 2009 Google Moon launched to com- Google announces a Google Maps app for iOS, and becomes most October 2004 Google acquires Keyhole, a geo- spatial data visualization memorate 36th popular app in app 2006 Microsoft's Street- annivursary of moon landing. store. side debuts with company working on an early version of Google Earth. photo rendering of two cities. May 2013 Google recognizes Palestine as a country, instead of redirecting to Pal- istinian Territories. 2008 Google's Oyster is greatly expanded with Geological srvey data, buying of data sources, 2011 October 2004 Google acquires Google Map Maker allows users to Where 2 Tech- nologies, a company working on a downloadable version similar to change maps, instead of waiting on GIS company and satilite imagery. data. 2013 Google releases Tactile in preview mode, the future of Google Maps with 3d rendering of whether and buildings. Google Maps. --- GOOGLE MAPS API: THE BACKBONE OF AN INDUSTRY- COMPANIES BUILT ON GOOGLE MAPS API airbab TaskRabbit REDFIN. UBER lyR Kgood NEIGHBOR AND THOUSANDS OF OTHERS A BETTER DC BEGINS WITH YOU In early 2012 Google started charging for companies using: BIG BUSINESS LEFT: 25,000 99% 3,500 large businesses were deeply affected API using sites > unaffected on 6% of what app did they use the mapping data for? smart- map-related requests a day for 90 consecutive days phones worldwide A RIVAL WAS BORN WIKIPEDIA 11016 Used by: Craigslist, Geocaching, Mapquest, JMP Statistical Software, Apple But were reclaimed > 20% of the smartphone market, the iOS users left overnight. months later with an iOS OpenStreetMaps: Google Maps App. open source Backed by Microsoft and hundreds of thousands of individuals TODAY VS. Open Hardware > IBM Monopoly Open Software > Microsoft Monopoly "OPEN" NORMALLY WINS OpenStreetMaps is used by thousands of firms, including Apple and Foursquare. Open Data > Google Monopoly BUT DOESN'T GOOGLE NORMALLY WIN, TO0?- SOURCES: BROUGHT TO YOU BY BUSINESS-MANAGEMENT-DEGREE.NET 3-5808658.html

Google's RoadMap to World Domination

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I would like to share with you a mindboggling infographic detailing Google’s dominion over data through their mapping program. The graphic is particularly interesting to those of us with interests i...


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