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How Google Builds Its Maps—and What It Means for the Future of Everything

An exclusive look inside Ground Truth, the secretive program to build the world's best accurate maps.Behind every Google Map, there is a much more complex map that's the key to your queries but…
PUBLISHED: Sept. 6, 2012
LENGTH: 9 minutes (2393 words)

the most destructive attack on the internet

Even though it has become a part of daily life, the internet itself remains a cloudy idea to most people. It's nebulous in a deeper way than previous leaps in home technology. Take the radio.…
PUBLISHED: Feb. 19, 2012
LENGTH: 12 minutes (3001 words)