Pinpoint: How GPS Is Changing Technology, Culture, and Our Minds

Pinpoint: How GPS Is Changing Technology, Culture, and Our Minds PDF

Pinpoint tells the story of GPS, a scientific marvel that enables almost all modern technology―but is changing us in profound ways.Over the last fifty years, humanity has developed an extraordinary shared utility: the Global Positioning System. Even as it guides us across town, GPS helps land planes, route mobile calls, anticipate earthquakes, predict weather, locate oil deposits, measure neutrinos, grow our food, and regulate global finance. It is as ubiquitous and essential as another Cold …

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