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Season 17 Episode 20100101

Lalitesh Katragadda: Making maps to fight disaster, build economies

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As of 2005, only 15 percent of the world was mapped. This slows the delivery of aid after a disaster -- and hides the economic potential of unused lands and unknown roads. In this short talk, Google's Lalitesh Katragadda demos Map Maker, a group map-making tool that people around the globe are using to map their world.moreless

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