Apple’s Mesmerizing Map Glitches Show How Its Maps Differ From Google’s

An interesting article that looks at the glitches found in Apple's mapping service, with some of the results looking like surrealist paintings.

Apple Maps: The Dali of the 21st Century 😉

Apple’s Mesmerizing Map Glitches Show How Its Maps Differ From Google’s
Where there are maps, there are glitches. This seems to be a universal law of the Internet circa 2013. The mash-up of photographic, topographic and geographic data that allows you to fly around the world, sightseeing by browser, is miraculous, but just too huge and too complicated to be error-free.“The system tries to infer a 3-D geometry from a set of 2-D images,” explains Swedish developer Peder Norrby, who has been documenting glitches in iOS …

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