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Arquivo da tag: Miguel Helft

Artigo publicado no New York Times que evidencia a crescente utilização dos recursos da internet para a elaboração de mapas por não especialistas, fato que se configura um fenômeno de apropriação da técnica e do espaço e cria uma nova geração de “cartógrafos” que mapeiam o mundo e o seu entorno.

With Tools on Web, Amateurs Reshape Mapmaking

By MIGUEL HELFT

SAN FRANCISCO, July 27, 2007

On the Web, anyone can be a mapmaker

With the help of simple tools introduced by Internet companies recently, millions of people are trying their hand at cartography, drawing on digital maps and annotating them with text, images, sound and videos.

In the process, they are reshaping the world of mapmaking and collectively creating a new kind of atlas that is likely to be both richer and messier than any other.

They are also turning the Web into a medium where maps will play a more central role in how information is organized and found.

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