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Neogeography 101: Word Association

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‘Genre Books’ is to ‘Writer’
‘Web Maps’ is to …?

• [a] iPhone […since the buzz is about it- the Paris Hilton of the technorati]
• [b] Paris Hilton […since the buzz is about her- the iPhone of the glitterati]
• [c] Geographer […since ESRI Press said so]
• [d] Programmer/Developer

• If you answered [c], you have spent a lot of time around ESRI-championed web maps with 8 direction tags, a dogged insistence on not exploiting browser cache and a ridiculous north arrow on every map- never mind that so far no one has turned a browser upside down.


• A Rose by Any Other Name
• Web Mapping
• The New Yorker

Written by Harsh

July 7th, 2007 at 11:30 am

Posted in Geography,GIS,Service

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