Monthly Archives: August 2014

Smartphone Check-Ins: Not Quite an Aladin’s Lamp. – 4Hoteliers

Smartphone Check-Ins: Not Quite an Aladin’s Lamp. Source: news.google.com This is a smart first step towards meeting Smartphone users. I would emphasize first step because it doesn’t say much about why I would use their app i the first place, … Continue reading

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The race to go online in your car – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk The race to go online in your car Telegraph.co.uk Many motorists also use them for navigation and listening to music, and smartphones will become even more useful in a few months when Apple CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto systems… … Continue reading

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Traffic-Parking Information for One Direction Concert – Titansonline.com

Traffic-Parking Information for One Direction Concert Titansonline.com NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A crowd estimated at 50,000 is expected to begin arriving at LP Field Tuesday afternoon for a 7 p.m. concert by the band One Direction. Source: http://www.titansonline.com This is a … Continue reading

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Despite technology, paper maps haven’t folded – Reading Eagle

Despite technology, paper maps haven’t folded Reading Eagle Time was, everyone’s glove box was crammed with wadded-up maps from trips past and neatly-folded maps for trips yet to be taken. Source: readingeagle.com I do in fact have a few maps … Continue reading

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These Maps Of St. Louis Segregation Are Depressing – Business Insider

These Maps Of St. Louis Segregation Are Depressing Business Insider As you can see in the maps above, as black residents move into certain neighborhoods, white residents tend to move farther out. Source: http://www.businessinsider.com Check out the way these maps … Continue reading

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Digital Maps Show Race and Income Data Down to Street Level – Next City

Digital Maps Show Race and Income Data Down to Street Level Next City A 38-year-old Philadelphia activist with a background in data visualization wants to bring that power to the people with a free interactive mapping tool that provides… Source: … Continue reading

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San Francisco police defending their traffic control measures at the Paul … – abc7news.com

USA TODAY San Francisco police defending their traffic control measures at the Paul … abc7news.com … traffic control measures at Paul McCartney concert. Source: abc7news.com So you think we have traffic problems? Check out this story about the people who … Continue reading

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Tracking the Ebola outbreak in near real-time: HealthMap, ProMED and other tools

Sobering news keeps coming out of the West African Ebola outbreak. According to numbers┬áreleased on August 6, the virus has sickened 1,711 and claimed 932 lives across four nations. The outbreak continues to grow, with a high risk of continued … Continue reading

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GPS device aims to reduce police chase dangers – KHOU

KHOU GPS device aims to reduce police chase dangers KHOU A launching system installed in the front grill of a police car shoots a miniature GPS module that sticks to the back of the car being pursued. Source: http://www.khou.com This … Continue reading

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Bladen County to put GPS tracking in school buses – WECT-TV6

Bladen County to put GPS tracking in school buses WECT-TV6 The Bladen County School Board approved a GPS Tracking and Maintenance system for the 80 buses in their fleet. Source: http://www.wect.com Many taxis have GPS based alarms, so why not … Continue reading

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