Google Hiring Workers to Fix Map Errors

TechFlash: “Google is hiring an army of 300 temporary workers in Kirkland as part of a yearlong campaign to improve the accuracy of Google Maps. … The workers will be part of a one-year initiative to correct mistakes in Google Maps — errors that have spawned online chatter about missing roads and recommendations for car trips over bodies of water.” Considering the number of errors I’ve spotted in Google’s new map data in my region, good. Via Peter Batty.