Google Maps can never be wrong. Reality must be adjusted.
Inspired by adobe ui gripes
Fellow travellers: FAILmaps, Fake Ed
so strange that all these cyclists keep dying in such a lovely rural location.
Remember kids, only Google has the smarts to make good-looking webmaps. Those amateurs at Apple can only make embarrassing distortions of reality. Oh, wait.
streetview camera fail
next priority for Google Maps: get some decent bridge height data. should be pretty easy, just record where your camera falls off.
of course, that is EXACTLY what I was thinking of.
quite rightly, people have been ragging on apple maps for not providing public transit directions.
as ever, google shows the way. although frankly i hope my bus driver isn’t using google to show him the way.
"isn’t easy for us to fix at this time"
Log in. Click “edit”. Click road. Type correct name in panel on left. Click “save”. Seems easy enough to me.
oh, wait, that’s OpenStreetMap I’m thinking of.
(hat tip to Morgan Douglas)
despite appearances no, this is not the Costa Concordia heading straight for another big rock
here at googlemapsfail we would like to extend the season of goodwill to all men, especially Google maps engineers, by highlighting something they have got right for once. yes, it’s on the Isle of Dogs so it almost certainly is fairly fucking dodgy
this morning Google Maps UK switched from using Tele Atlas’s data to their own, lovingly handcrafted by some guys driving StreetView cars and a digitizing sweatshop in India.
apparently it is almost as good.
"You’d better tell the Captain we’ve got to land as soon as we can. This plane has to be gotten to an airport."
"An airport? What is it?"
"It’s a couple of trees in a field in Oxford, but that’s not important right now."
srsly Google, I’d just turn the hybrid option off if I were you, it makes you look like idiots
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