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NightSide - Hiawatha Bray, Author Of "You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves"
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 CarsSome 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?
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Second Suspect In Gunfight With Boston Police Was Wearing GPS DeviceBoston Police say they've caught the second man suspected in a gunfight with officers in Dorchester earlier this week.
Driver Follows GPS Into Path Of Commuter Train In BelmontTransit police say a woman followed her GPS right into the path of an oncoming train in Belmont.
Lowell City Council To Vote On Plan That Tracks Police With GPSLowell’s City Council will vote Tuesday night on a new police patrolmen’s contract that includes a controversial plan to track officers.
Boston Doctors Use 'Medical GPS' To Help In Heart SurgeriesWBZ-TV was there for a first-of-its-kind procedure that could make a common heart surgery a whole lot safer.
Bus Driver May Have Been Distracted By GPS Before Soldiers Field Road CrashThe man behind the wheel of the tour bus that slammed into an overpass in Boston Saturday night may have been distracted.