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You’ve Got To Stop Those Hacking Waze, Baby

I was told about a great new route to commute to work by a colleague and it was really good for a while. The 14km trip took about an hour by motorway and not much quicker taking the main arterial … Continue reading

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Why 2016 Will Be The Year Of Mass Wearables Adoption – ARC

Wearables are here to stay. We just need to show them some love. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.scoop.it Most people don’t define the technology they use into a category, but we have been using wearables for years. It’s your headphones … Continue reading

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What’s the best nav app in 2016 and New “Uber tab” added to Google Maps

Google adds ride-sharing tab to maps to enable more options, faster time to destination. Sourced through Scoop.it from: searchengineland.com When it comes to maps for travelers, Google is making a huge effort to provide lots of options and when it … Continue reading

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Self-driving Fords are keeping their cool in the snow

Self-driving cars are ultimately expected to become safer than those driven by people, but first they will have to overcome their biggest nemesis: snow. It’s slippery, unpredictable and obscures road markings. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.gizmag.com Whilst I’m a little … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs realised three words can pinpoint ANYWHERE on the planet

Chris Sheldrick, pictured, and Jack Waley-Cohen’s London-based company, what3words, is used to help map parts of the world which are not covered by precise street addresses. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk Apparently my office is at Happy.Slip.Poster although I’m not … Continue reading

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Amateur archaeologists are finding lost Roman roads using lasers

“Latest News – NEW ROAD DISCOVERED,” reads David Ratledge’s page on the Roman Roads Research Association. “After only 45 years of searching, I have at long last found the Roman Road from Ribchester to Lancaster!” Ratledge, an amateur archaeologist, has indeed … Continue reading

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The Clever Way Ford’s Self-Driving Cars Navigate in Snow

There are a few tricky problems to solve before we can all let go of the wheel. One of those is how autonomous cars respond to bad weather. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wired.com What does this mean? Is Ford going … Continue reading

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