Mon 11 June 2007
This might be a dup story for some but I thought it was interesting enough to post nonetheless:
Jeff Atwood wrote an interesting piece about Desktop vs Web UI that is directly relevant to mapping : Who Killed the Desktop Application?. He compares the usability of Microsoft Streets and Trips with Google Maps and concludes
All the innovation in user interface seems to be taking place on the web, and desktop applications just aren't keeping up.