Monday, November 19, 2007

Fixing Google Maps

Google is appealing to the wisdom of crowds once again. They want you to fix Google Maps for them, by moving the marker for your house to actually be over your house rather than in the middle of the street.

Unlike their image labeler application, this appeal is founded quite firmly in self interest. It makes sense, if you want people to be able to find your house or office, and you can actually see people doing it, and in the process radically improving the Google's geo-referencing and search results...