—K. C. Jones, "Internet Brings Digital Revolution to Mapping," CMP TechWeb, May 4, 2006
When his electronic surveying is complete, Schmidt will have a system that can tell him where he is at all times — without GPS — by triangulating the signals from the newly mapped cell towers.
Calling himself a "neogeographer," Schmidt is part of a generation of coders whose work is inspired by easily obtained map data, as well as the mashups made possible by Google Maps and Microsoft's Virtual Earth.
—Annalee Newitz, "Where 2.0 Gives the World Meaning," Wired News, June 16, 2006
—Joab Jackson, "'Neogeography' Blends Blogs With Online Maps," National Geographic News, April 25, 2006