Category Archives: #TheGPSMadeMeDoIt

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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Some People are Sheep – Some People are Lemmings

Of course you aren’t moved by the crowd. You’re intelligent and reading my blog. Have you ever been in this situation? You’re out on a Saturday evening and you’ve decided to go out for dinner. You walk past a few … 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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Bucks County Residents Injured In Bus Crash File Lawsuit Against GPS … – CBS Local

They claim GPS companies have a duty to warn of height restrictions. Source: philadelphia.cbslocal.com This is really interesting. I wonder if this is a personal navigation device they are complaining about or a Fleet Management system. From my experience car … 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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