mapping technology

When Paper Maps Beat Digital Maps: Real-World Scenarios

We’re hearing a lot of whispers going on in the world of maps (albeit perhaps a small world). People are debating whether paper maps have become obsolete or if, in fact, we should consider just the opposite – do they take preference over their digital counterparts? After all, there are still many predictions about the

The Reliability Debate: When Technology Fails, Do Paper Maps Prevail?

Over the years, maps have progressed, regressed, evolved, and everything in between. When we look back on the history of maps, cartography is an ever-changing field of study with new developments coming to light each year. Today, we’ve come a long way from those 10-foot-long foldable maps that seemed to take a degree in origami