Flutterby™! : Don't trust the GPS!

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Don't trust the GPS!

2009-06-12 17:51:47.569728+00 by ebradway 3 comments

Probably 95% of the blogs I follow are about geospatial technology - Flutterby used to be the exception... And I'm not helping. A word of advice - don't trust a GPS to tell you which house to demolish.

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#Comment Re: made: 2009-06-12 19:55:57.553645+00 by: Dan Lyke

Ouch. Yeah, I'm amazed at how many people don't think about location enough to realize that latitude and longitude aren't really good ways to identify a place. And how many blindly trust that because it managed to given them the same location in one particular place twice that it'll be accurate everywhere, on whatever device a person happens to have.

#Comment Re: made: 2009-06-12 21:17:41.90347+00 by: jeff

Geez, what happened to cross-referencing via address, photos, or additional methods of verification?

#Comment Re: made: 2009-06-13 03:03:53.63822+00 by: spc476

“Mine is not to reason why, mine is just to do or die.”