Happy Birthday GPS

Happy Birthday GPS

Twenty years ago this week civilians obtained access to Global Positioning System technology. GPS has given us the power to determine location within a few yards and our travel directions turn by turn, all thanks to signals from satellites orbiting 12,600 miles up in space. What could possibly go wrong?

“GPS and the Dangers of Overreliance on Technology.” Gregory McNamee, Britannica Blog

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