Recorded on Tuesday 25 September in the Hallstrom Theatre as part of the Australian Museum's 2018 Lunchtime Conversation Series.

Noel Gordon in conversation with Kim McKay
The final Lunchtime Lecture with Noel Gordon, the co-inventor of Google Maps, in the Hallstrom Theatre. Image: Nick Langley
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Google Maps began in the spare room of software engineer Noel Gordon’s Sydney apartment in 2003. Today’s instant digital information, directions and street views of almost anywhere on earth has changed our lives, our understanding of the world and how we move and interact within it.

Lunctime Lecture Series: Australians Shaping the Nation is a series of talks with six distinguished Australians who are shaping the nation across science, sport and the arts running from 21 August to 25 September 2018.