Category Archives: GPS MAde Me Do IT

Finally a Device to Track Anything Like a Magpie Does

I’ve known Derek Handley and his family for a long time, since a young group of entrepreneurs won the NZ Wireless Data Forum’s mobile app competition (I was President at the time, helped conceive and judge  it) many many years … Continue reading

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Remember the jokes about what if computer manufacturers built cars?

Mashable Australia put out a story this month about A Tesla that crashed while on Autopilot, where the ‘driver’ died and discussed the implications to the industry. So what exactly does autopilot mean. I’ve been on the jump seat on … Continue reading

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The GPS Made Me Do It

Here we go again, the GPS made me do it. It was 2AM or thereabouts on a Wednesday morning in Henrico County  when a driver apparently followed the instructions on his GPS and turned onto the railway track according to … Continue reading

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Self Driving Trucks and 18 Accidents From Following GPS Nav Instructions

A Wired story talks about the Otto retrofit solution where existing trucks can become autonomous vehicles for only $30,000. I believe it’s a work in progress, but an aftermarket upgrade that can convert an ordinary truck (manufactured after 2013) into … Continue reading

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Waze, Israeli military at odds over why soldiers ended up in Qalandiyah, sparking riot – Israel News

IDF launches internal investigation into why two soldiers entered Palestinian refugee camp, setting off clashes in which one Palestinian was killed, several wounded. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.haaretz.com Once again a car navigation system is blamed for choices that people … Continue reading

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Volvo promises ‘DEATHPROOF’ cars by 2020

The Swedish company, which has built its reputation on safety, says a world where nobody dies in car accidents is closer than most people think. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk Volvo has always had a great reputation for safety and … Continue reading

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The GPS Made Him Do It. Again?

The driver of the Toyota Prius had mistakenly made a turn onto the tracks on the direction of his GPS unit. Source: sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com Here we go again, the GPS made me do it. #TheGPSMadeMeDoIt So it was raining and the … Continue reading

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