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CARTOGRAPHY COMPARISON INTERLUDE
GOOGLE MAPS’S REDESIGN

Halfway through our Comparison, Google has refreshed its cartography:

What’s changed? And how many of our earlier observations are still true?

In this Interlude from our Comparison, we’ll take a look at Google Maps’s recent changes.

 

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INTERLUDE
CONTENTS

Boiling Frogs
   - “Mylar”
   - “V******e”
   - “Tactile”
What’s Changed?
   - Perfect Timing
   - Content Changes
   - A Tour of San Francisco
Next Chapter (Available Soon)

Summary of the Interlude

 

⚠️ As with our earlier chapters, this is an in-depth exploration.

TL;DR: Halfway through our Comparison, we have a surprising new lineup — and a peek at the future. (To skip to the Interlude Summary, click here.)

 

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