If You Control the Description, You Control What it Describes

Charlie Sorrel wrote a great piece for Fast Company: “Why Google Maps Shows You Different Borders, Depending On Where You Are”. We all use digital maps without thinking about the long term consequences of giving a company like Google so much marketshare. And power.

Two key take away quotes:

Take everything on the Internet, even Google Maps, with a pinch of salt.

If you control the description, you control what it describes.