May 29th | Maps of the Week

I’ve been thinking a lot about the potential of Terrapattern this week. Terrapattern uses deep learning machine vision techniques to search for similar patterns in satellite imagery. It is a […]

May 27th | Mapping the 1947 Partition of India

In 1947 the British Indian Empire was partitioned into the Dominion of Pakistan (which later split into Pakistan and Bangladesh) and the Union of India (later the Republic of India). […]

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Searching for Map Patterns

A few years ago Onformative developed an algorithm, called GoogleFaces, that scans Google Maps satellite imagery looking for patterns in the landscape that we might recognize as resembling human faces. Terrapattern […]

Meet more of our Top Contributors

If you’ve ever asked a question about a Google product in the Google Product Help Forums or on Twitter, chances are you’ve encountered a Top Contributor—passionate Google product experts who […]

Bend Me Over Backwards

For the next thirty days you can follow actor and performance artist Shia LaBeouf on a real-time interactive map. If you want you can even pick LaBeouf up and take […]

The Nuclear Weapon Testing Map

Earlier this month the Future of Life Institute partnered with NukeMap to create 1100 Declassified U.S. Nuclear Targets, an interactive map showing all U.S. nuclear targets around the world in […]

Passionate Google users helping others with Google products

If you’ve ever asked a question about a Google product in the Google Product Help Forums or on Twitter, chances are you’ve encountered a Top Contributor—passionate Google product experts who […]

The Game of Thrones Tracking Map

Despite all the sterling work by the LOTR Project to create interactive maps of Middle Earth the most mapped fictional landscape in the fantasy world has to be Westeros. If […]

Rural Life on Map & Film

Over the last year I’ve lost more than a few hours browsing through the BFI’s interactive map of Britain on Film. The map is an amazing way to step back […]

10 things you may have missed at Google I/O

Last week thousands of developers joined us at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA, at Google I/O, our annual developer conference, for three days of talks, sandboxes, and some festival […]


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