Monthly Archives: May 2015

Catching watch thieves with Shannon Coates Your watch can be your next Buddy Finder!

Shannon Coates is on the Timex Team and she now can add smart detective to her resume. Meet the Florida native who now resides in Portland. Source: GPS Tracks down the thieves once again, but with a twist. This … Continue reading

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The Best Outdoor And Camping Apps and Everything You Need for a US Road Trip

These outdoor and camping apps can help you find a stellar place to camp, explore US parks, find a place to fish or do some stargazing. Source: I would have loved this list when we did our USA road … Continue reading

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Social Media Comes to the Rescue in the Wellington Floods

5m ago @CallahanMusic_ tweeted: “Just a shout out to the people affected ..” – read what others are saying and join the conversation. Source: One of the great things about communities is how they rally together in times of … Continue reading

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Sign of the times? Employee fired after removing GPS tracking app from her smartphone

A troubling lawsuit coming out of California alleges that a woman was fired from her job after she uninstalled an app that her employer requested all employees had to download. The troubling aspect… Source: This story is doing the … Continue reading

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Google’s self-driving cars have been in 11 accidents because humans are dumb

The viability of self-driving cars will likely be debated and scoffed at for a long time, but at least we know they’re not distracted by their cellphones. In an article… Source: This is exactly the point I have been … Continue reading

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SentryWorld – New Golf Car Fleet Enhances SentryWorld Experience

Up your golf experience with our brand-new Club Car fleet featuring GPS navigation. Source: Whilst I visualized this being maybe something along the lines of Google Glasses, this in some ways is even better in that you … Continue reading

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How to Teach an Autonomous Car to Drive – Gizmodo

Driving a car is easy. Engine on, eyes open, foot on the gas and you’re all set. So why is it taking autonomous cars so long to learn? Source: So we can deal with inaccurate maps as long as … Continue reading

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George Orwell’s 5 Rules for Effective Writing | PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement

An overview and explanation of 5 basic rules that will make your writing effective, based on an essay by George Orwell. Source: This is really good advice, but also a real challenge for people like me who enjoy language. … Continue reading

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Woman tracks stolen GPS watch, leads police to car break-in suspect – KATU

A Portland man is facing theft charges for breaking into a woman’s car over the weekend in Troutdale, but police didn’t track him down. She did. Then they made an arrest. Source: I love these stories. This is the … Continue reading

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Cars Are Not Driving Away Any Time Soon

I’ve been reading a book called ‘Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do’ by Tom Vanderbilt, which resonates very well with me. Now I’m no petrol head, but I still like driving my car and it is still m… … Continue reading

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