Geomancy Consultant

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Pokemon GO

Discover how John Hanke, the CEO and founder of Niantic and Google veteran brought the online gaming world to it's knees. For Hanke, accurate mapping was integral to Pokémon Go. "A lot of us worked on Google Maps and Google Earth for many, many years, so we want the mapping to be good," he told Mashable. He was one of the founders of Keyhole, the company Google bought to start Google Earth, and had a hand in Google Maps before forming Niantic. The company spun off from Google's parent company Alphabet in 2015. Find out what the hype is about and how the virtual world is merging into the real world.