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COVID19 – information for students

Dear students,

due to the recommendations of our government, we would like to inform you that:

  • classroom teaching is suspended and distance learning will be available form 16 March 2020 via TUWEL (for further information visit colab.tuwien.ac.at/display/CORONA/CORONA+Information_EN)
  • public rooms and libraries are closed until further notice
  • your lecturers from TUWien Research Division Cartography are available for you by email
  • ! update: distant learning measures are in place until 16 April 2020 extended until the end of the summer semester 2020

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Cartography in FUTUREZONE.at

The Austrian portal FUTUREZONE.at, has just released an article about how Google Maps has revolutionized our lives during the last 15 years. Georg Gartner was interviewed among other colleagues in the domain.

Google Street View vehicle. Pixabay.

Wie Google Maps unser Leben revolutionierte. Schon 15 Jahre gibt es Google Maps. Unsere Sicht auf die Welt hat sich dadurch für immer verändert. Nicht nur zum Positiven.

Googles Einstieg war eine Revolution, die eine neue Ära der Kartografie eingeläutet hat”… „Ging es bis dahin um das Produzieren einzelner Artefakte – also statischer, physischer Karten, die für die Ewigkeit gedacht waren – wurde die Karte jetzt plötzlich zur interaktiven Schnittstelle, die auch Dienstleistungen abbildet und nach eigenen Bedürfnissen personalisiert werden kann.”

Read the full article at: Futurezone

Volltext als PDF (3,3 MB) (Quelle: Futurezone)

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