All Maps in China Are Wrong, Pt. 2

When I was living in Shanghai, China seven years ago, I discovered the inaccuracy of maps in China while attempting to build a beer app.

I ended up writing, “All Maps in China are Wrong” and not building the app. While the technical landscape has changed significantly over the previous two-thirds decade, and mainland China (and the US) has started looking inward more, China’s maps are still wrong.

In Spring 2019, the YouTube Channel Half as Interesting published a video giving some additional context and technical information as to how China’s maps are just slightly wrong.

It’s a perfect update to increasingly complex relationship China has to the rest of the connected world. Check it out below:

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