A Journey to the Map of the Future
by Ed Parsons (Google), March 9th 2017>
In the last decade the use of mapping has exploded to the extent that maps are now part of our daily lives and have become almost invisible in their ubiquity. Ed Parsons is exploring how this development occurred, and will illustrate how place is still important in technological development by taking a virtual industrial archaeology tour of SIlicon Valley. Finally he poses the question will the map of the 21st-century be even be a map?