Long before the days of celebrity voices calling out directions while you drive, paper-based attempts at mobile mapping generated an intriguing array of proto-GPS systems, including this quirky pair of manual and automated moving map displays.
I typically really enjoy the thoughtful exploration of the untold stories that make up our world found in 99 Percent Invisible. Of course I would be especially drawn to this particular podcast–an historical glimpse at information overload in the analogy era, mapping technologies to aid navigation–this is just fascinating.
Tags: podcast, transportation, mapping, GPS, cartography, historical.
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