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**The Simple, Elegant Algorithm That Makes Google Maps Possible**

https://blog.adafruit.com/2015/05/04/the-simple-elegant-algorithm-that-makes-google-maps-possible/

Motherboard has a great piece on the math behind Google maps.

*Algorithms are a science of cleverness. A natural manifestation of logical reasoning— mathematical induction, in particular—a good algorithm is like a fleeting, damning snapshot into the very soul of a problem. A jungle of properties and relationships becomes a simple recurrence relation, a single-line recursive step producing boundless chaos and complexity. And to see through deep complexity, it takes cleverness.*

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