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The Resource Pinpoint : how GPS is changing technology, culture, and our minds, Greg Milner

Pinpoint : how GPS is changing technology, culture, and our minds, Greg Milner

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Pinpoint : how GPS is changing technology, culture, and our minds
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Pinpoint : how GPS is changing technology, culture, and our minds
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Greg Milner
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eng
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"Pinpoint tells the story of GPS, a scientific marvel that enables almost all modern technology--but is changing us in profound ways,"--Amazon.com
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Pinpoint
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Summary
Traces the story of GPS and how it is affecting the human mind, technology, and culture, examining its origins as a bomb guidance system to its present ubiquity in phones, the Internet, the Mars Rover, and other innovations
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
910.285
Index
index present
LC call number
G109.5
LC item number
.M55 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Greg Milner
Pinpoint : how GPS is changing technology, culture, and our minds, Greg Milner
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Pinpoint : how GPS is changing technology, culture, and our minds, Greg Milner
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: The Whisper from Space -- Part I: Calculating Route -- 1. Tupaia Goes Home -- 2. The When and the Where -- 3. Global Reach, Global Power -- 4. Ranging the Perfect Beet -- Part II: You Have Arrived -- 5. Death by GPS -- 6. The Hornet's Nest -- 7. Better Living Through Tracking -- 8. Return from Mid-Ice -- 9. Tied Together (40.74375ï¿1⁄2 N 73.9835ï¿1⁄2 W) -- Epilogue: Direction Home -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Index
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 316 pages
Isbn
9780393089127
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2016007083

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