[Marxism] The collapse of Apple Maps and the hubris of capitalism

Craig Brozefsky craig at red-bean.com
Wed Oct 3 17:35:43 MDT 2012


Scott Hamilton <shamresearch at yahoo.co.nz> writes:

> The hubristic claims of Google Maps and its rivals are based on a
> misunderstanding of the way we read maps and, more broadly, the way we
> understand reality. You can't have an objective map of the world when
> map reading, and our experience of the world in general, has an
> ineluctably subjective component. Google Maps and co want to deny the
> subjective aspect of our experience of past because there isn't an
> easy way to profit from it.   CheersScott

That's why they let you layer your maps with your own data, and built
tools to make building said layers easier?

Methinks the ideology is a bit far out in front of the horse here.

-- 
Craig Brozefsky <craig at red-bean.com>
Premature reification is the root of all evil




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