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Latest Innovation of Google Maps’ Street View in London, England

Posted by on Nov 9, 2013 in digital maps, Google Maps, landmarks, Wayfinding | 0 comments

Latest Innovation of Google Maps’ Street View in London, England

Directionally challenged people (and the not-so challenged too) often have a love/hate relationship with wayfinding technology. GPS and online mapping services can fail us at the worst of times, but can also provide orientation thrills and chills. A story on USAToday.com, by Stephanie Haven, describes Google Maps’ latest innovation. If you’ll be traveling to London, England (actually, or in your dreams. . .) you can now have a 360-degree “street view” of the river Thames. With...

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Wayfinding Confusion in a Turkish City

Posted by on Aug 1, 2013 in asking directions, Directional Sense, Directionally challenged, getting lost, giving directions, landmarks, navigation, personal navigation, travel, Wayfinding | 0 comments

Wayfinding Confusion in a Turkish City

Do you think the US is one of the most confusing places for directionally challenged (and not-so challenged) people to navigate? Well, as the song goes, it ain’t necessarily so. A web article describing the wayfinding woes of a Turkish city called Fethiye (pop. ~68,000), shows that disorienting places aren’t limited to those closest to us. Even if you’re not on your way to Turkey, it’s worth taking a look at this article to see how finding your way around Fethiye may be much...

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