Monthly Archives: November 2015

Directions For Apple Maps

Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.youtube.com As you know, I’ve been trialing several map and navigation applications lately, just to catch up with how they are going. I haven’t used Apple Maps for a while, although I do have an iPhone. … Continue reading

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These 2 maps will change the way you understand population

Only 4 regions have the same population as 108 others. Sourced through Scoop.it from: agenda.weforum.org When I was involved in development and sales of a map based business intelligence solution, I frequently talked about how a picture tells a thousand … Continue reading

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LA city and county swap traffic info for Waze drivers’ data – 89.3 KPCC

Thousands of Waze app users’ data is being given free to Los Angeles city and county traffic managers in exchange for road condition info. How will they use it? Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.scpr.org Los Angeles is now the 10th … Continue reading

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Verizon Wireless: Travel Apps 11-28-15

Verizon Wireless: Travel Apps 11-28-15. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.youtube.com This 3 minute video is worth a look, especially if you are in the US or in the air travel industry. On Monday this week I got caught out a … Continue reading

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Sex Offender Wearing GPS Tracker Breaks Into Neighbor’s Home to Steal $500 in … – FOX 29 News Philadelphia

A registered sex offender in Florida was arrested this week after police say he broke into his girlfriend’s neighbor’s home, stole $500 in change and then cashed it at a nearby Walmart coin machine…all while wearing a GPS tracking device. … Continue reading

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Follow that turkey! GPS provides a new view into the secret lives of wild gobblers.

GPS tracking is giving us a revealing peek into wild turkeys’ sex lives, defense mechanisms, and more. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.onearth.org Happy Thanksgiving. I tucked into a little turkey a couple of nights ago although we don’t actually celebrate … Continue reading

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Police to put up huge fences at scenes of motorway crashes to stop rubberneckers causing traffic jams

The Government has purchased 3,000 screens to prevent curious motorists from staring at motorway accident scenes. The purchase of the two metre high screens cost £2.3 million. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk I love that they are doing this in … Continue reading

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