Google maps is a very useful tool, it has changed over the years but this week there are a few key changes that are coming. Read the article and see what you think. Readability is one of the key componets of using a map. Looks like these changes will help. 

A month after updating its satellite imagery with higher resolution photos, Google Maps is now cleaning up its standard road view to make its maps a bit easier to digest.
The company says its goal was to balance information without overcrowding maps, so its removing elements “that aren’t absolutely required.” It’s also changed the typography to help key areas of interest stand out more.

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