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Early examples of GPS-type things in movies/TV?

A researcher at my workplace has asked for help finding examples of his topic, early examples of "GIS (Geographic Information Systems) or GPS (Global Positioning Systems) technologies in film and TV", "examples of early precursors to map related technologies". I found someone else's Ask from earlier this year that hits on some likely ones, but he's on the lookout for older and more diverse instances if you can think of any. More details and examples below the fold! [more inside]
posted by theatro on Jul 23, 2012 - 9 answers

Maps to license

Where can I find maps to license for print media? [more inside]
posted by Muirwylde on Mar 1, 2012 - 8 answers

Cities of longitude and latitude

What major cities have grids laid out on the North/South axis? Are there advantages or reasons for this? [more inside]
posted by minkll on Jan 21, 2012 - 36 answers

Stanley Park Design Layout

Where can I find detailed Blueprint/ Design Layouts for various urban parks? Bonus: Stanley Park, Vancouver. [more inside]
posted by Jsn7821 on Sep 21, 2010 - 4 answers

Customising the Google Maps design (specifically the popup bubbles)?

I'm trying to find some examples (of code, or finished applications) of highly customised google maps implementations - in terms of design. [more inside]
posted by newformula on Sep 14, 2008 - 7 answers

How do I include a link to driving directions in an embedded Google Map?

What is the best way to embed a Google Map of a business's location, including a link to driving directions? [more inside]
posted by designbot on Jun 29, 2007 - 9 answers

Beginner Webdesign Filter: Big Pictures with Linking Parts

When designing webpages, what's the easier way to makes big pictures that open-up new information when different parts are clicked? [more inside]
posted by BigBrownBear on Jun 1, 2006 - 11 answers

Soft drink fonts/free vector-based maps

Two seemingly unrelated design/illustration questions: 1. What are some of the fonts that have associated with soft drink companies have used over the years? I realize those logos are hand-drawn, but some, like that for New Coke, seem to have clear typeface antecedents. 2. Where can I find vector-based maps of various states? Specifically, North Dakota. [more inside]
posted by blueshammer on Feb 25, 2006 - 4 answers

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