Google Maps and Google Earth changed our ideas of what a map on a computer could do for us. We now have tremendously detailed data about the real world and software to manipulate it. Some of the data and code are open, some closed. More and more companies want to connect their products and services to the real world with these data and services.
The growing role of software architects: “Architecture has become much more interesting now because it’s become more encompassing," says Neal Ford, software architect and meme wrangler at ThoughtWorks.
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