Monday, August 11, 2008

When Google Maps Steers Your Wrong


I was going to save this one for a Friday Fun post but it has made it to the front page of Digg, so seems to warrant a post on its own.

XKCD have posted a comic strip that features a little warning about being over reliant on the Google Maps driving directions. My advice, after reading the strip, is to avoid anywhere called 'Hangman's Ridge'. Here is a little taste of the strip:

screen shot of comic

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