If you’ve been following my tweets, you know I was in Michigan this past weekend for the Sno*Drift Rally (blarg post on that later). You probably also saw that I was sick as a dog. On the [long] drive home I was debating whether or not I was going to attend a concert that night. On one hand, I already had the [expensive] ticket; on the other I was struggling to stay awake.
Today’s theme is: Where am I? Where do I want to go? Where have I been?
It’s pretty commonplace for a smartphone, or even a feature phone, to have geolocation capabilities. Back in the day, geolocation relied solely on wireless tower triangulation. It’s accuracy was sketchy at best. Today, there are much more sophisticated methods for acquiring your location…like, um, GPS :) They still use the towers for an approximate location. They even use WiFi hotspots to triangulate your location.
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