Alyssa Ford is a long-time freelance journalist in Minneapolis. Her published credits include the Star Tribune, Utne Reader, Crain's, msn.com, Minnesota Monthly, Midwest Home, Experience Life, Artful Living, Momentum, Minnesota, and many others. She is a past president of the Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists.
Alphabet is constantly changing its signature mapping technology, Google Maps. The biggest news from 2019 was Google's cannibalization of a feature previously only found on Waze: Crowdsourced road diversions.