Tableau’s Sarah Battersby finds her way in helping people use maps and spatial data – 10minmail

[ad_1] Sarah Battersby is a onetime geography professor who joined Tableau’s research team in Seattle. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Battersby) Sarah Battersby isn’t a “map person” — she doesn’t collect them in any real way or decorate her house with cool maps. But the cartographer, or “psychogeographer,” spends her time thinking about how people think […]

Google Maps ‘Mix Transit’ Combines Biking And Ride Sharing With Public Transit

[ad_1] Traveling from one place to another? Even if you know the commute you’ll at least look once at the Google Maps app to make sure you are on the right track. That’s the extent of Google Maps integrated into our lives, although, there could be days when it puts you in the middle of […]

Google Maps will now suggest ridesharing, cycling options for ‘first and last mile’ transportation

[ad_1] In brief: Getting around modern cities is hardly a straightforward process; especially for those who haven’t lived in them their entire lives. Fortunately, services like Google Maps exist, which provide you with clear and concise directions to help you get from point A to point B. Today, Maps is about to get just a […]