As we pass 2.5bn smartphones on earth and head towards 5bn, and mobile moves from creation to deployment, the questions change. What's the state of the smartphone, machine learning and 'GAFA', and what can we build as we stand on the shoulders of giants?
Over the past century, technological advancements have massively reduced the cost and time needed to create and circulate content. Though this has liberated artists, consumers are now drowning in a virtually infinite supply of things to watch, listen to and read. The answer to a world where attention is the key constraint, not capital or distribution, isn’t Big Media – it’s the Influencer Curator.
In this series of essays, we will compare and contrast the cartographic designs of Google Maps and Apple Maps. We will take a look at what is on each map and how each map is styled, and uncover the biggest differences between the two.
This is a fascinating in-depth comparison of the two most widely used mapping applications.