Killer Maps

Killer Maps

Submitted by root on Sun, 09/25/2022 - 16:23
This is a rhyming pun on "Killer Apps," a term used to describe a software application that becomes so popular and indispensable (like the first on-line spreadsheet) that it draws people to the platform (or operating system) on which it is implemented. The first was VisiCalc. Now, Google, Yahoo and Microsoft are competing to provide the first indispensable on-line mapping program. Google has a good head start with Google Earth. Now Technology Review looks at the competition and the potential of this interesting application: "Killer Maps."

Copywrite

The postings on this Blog are © 2003-2022, Fr. Larry Gearhart.

Individual comments are the property of the contributors.

The views expressed on this website are mine alone (or the contributors of comments)
and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Church or any of my superiors.