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Now that the weather outside is more conducive to staying inside, it feels right to settle down in front of the keyboard to share some thoughts.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/28/2014


Car Insurance Companies Offer High Tech Ways For Discounts

More car insurance companies are offering a high tech way to get a discount.


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Are Self-Driving Cars Legal?

Autonomous vehicle developers are testing self-driving cars on public streets, but don’t expect to buy your own just yet.



Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.


Hiawatha Bray Book

NightSide – Hiawatha Bray, Author Of “You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves”

BOSTON (CBS) – Part of the reason we were all so fascinated by the recent disappearance of the Malaysian flight is that in today‚Äôs world, we are surrounded by devices that can pinpoint our exact […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/13/2014


Daily Talker: Do Drivers Depend On GPS Too Much?

Thanks to smartphones, more and more drivers have access to GPS units and turn-by-turn directions. A tourist from Arizona says his is partly to blame for a very close call.

He wound up driving his rental car onto a set of railroad tracks in Webster, after the GPS told him to turn down an alley. He says both the alley and the tracks were covered with snow.



Daily Talker: GPS In Boston Police Cars

Some Boston Police officers are worried about GPS devices will soon be installed in cruisers.

According to the Boston Globe, department administrators say the system will mean faster response to calls. But some officers who spoke anonymously have concerns they’ll have to explain every move they make.



Daily Talker: Does Tracking Technology Give You Peace Of Mind Or Make You Worry?

School districts around the country — including Boston — are adding GPS technology to buses allowing parents to know the exact location of their kids. Does the ability to track your children give you peace of mind or make you worry that others can do the same?


Money, Withdrawl

Ways To Save From Our Listeners

I have pages of ideas on ways to save from our listeners but I am just going to highlight a few.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/13/2013

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Second Suspect In Gunfight With Boston Police Was Wearing GPS Device

Boston Police say they’ve caught the second man suspected in a gunfight with officers in Dorchester earlier this week.