Getting Lost with Mapping Sites

An article in yesterday’s New York Times (free registration required) about getting lost using the directions in online mapping services. Key graf: “Roughly 1 in 50 computer-generated directions is a dud, according to Doug Richardson, the executive director for the Association of American Geographers. He blames inaccurate road information for most of the failures.” Via All Points Blog.

See previous entries: Google Maps’s MapPoint Moment; Where Do You Want to Go Today?; Good Maps, Bad Maps.