Citizens in a Mapped and Map-Driven Society

This thoughtful piece from the BMW Guggenheim Lab Blog discusses the way in which participatory cartography is changing the way in which we perceive our cities. Christine McLaren argues in New cartographers: How citizen mapmakers are changing the story of our lives that the popular availability of open data about social use of space is gaining widespread popular appeal and altering the way in which we interact with place and with others through location.