timothy from the wherefore-art-thou-peggy-marfori? dept.
Alex Reynolds writes "The beta version of Google Maps is now online, offering an alternative to Mapquest with what some might describe as a very much improved user interface, offering a cleaner layout, drop shadows, clickable waypoints and keyboard controls that allow you to move and zoom the map. For IE and Firefox/Mozilla at this point (no Safari or Opera support, as yet)."
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.