paper maps

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

The History of Maps: From Paper to Pocket

The history of cartography, otherwise known as the science of drawing maps, is an interesting one. And, if you ask us, history is still being made today. The technology used to create accurate and user-friendly maps is ever-evolving. In today’s modern world, we often take for granted the convenience of having a map in our

Paper Maps vs Digital Maps: What’s the Difference?

In today’s digital age, more and more people are turning to digital maps for navigation. Given the history of maps, the time for paper maps and books seem to be long gone. With the rise of digital technology, people rely more on digital maps on their smartphones than they do a folded piece of paper.