Google Maps update will automatically predict driving directions

Google Maps has a new trick up its sleeve: predicting your destination when you get on the road. The company will soon be updating its navigation app with a new “driving mode” that uses your location history and other factors to predict your destination. The update, which was first spotted by AndroidPolice, adds a new feature called “Driving Mode.” Here’s how it works: The update adds a new “Start Driving” tab to Google Maps. Selecting this option will automatically begin […]

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Mapping Vietnam’s Poverty Indicators by WB

The WB just launched the new MapVietnam website at www.worldbank.org/mapvietnam/ which provides access to socioeconomic data at the province and district level in both English and Vietnamese. The site is intended to be a resource for journalists, policymakers, researchers, and citizens looking for information on social and economic situations at a local level. The maps illustrate Vietnam’s wide diversity, which can be lost in aggregate statistics. It is available in both English and Vietnamese. Most of the information on the site […]

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