A GPS is one of those things I don't know how we as a society ever lived without. Like Google. And cell phones. And Nutella crepes.
Back in the stone age of satellite-assisted navigation (I'm talking 2003, around the time my thoroughly inept book on GPS technology came out), you could expect to pay hundreds of dollars for a slow, bulky, cumbersome device that might get you from point A to point B -- provided you didn't so much as think about visiting point C. (Points D and E were right out.)
What a difference a decade … Read more