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GPS in the Popular Consciousness – and in my Car!

Author: Mark Dixon
Wednesday, December 26, 2007
2:04 pm

I have long felt you can tell how fully technology is immersed in the popular consciousness by the frequency it is mentioned in newpaper comic strips. This year, the Global Positioning System (GPS) has reached the forefront. The following two strips appeared next to each other in my daily paper, the East Valley Tribune, on Christmas Eve:

Perhaps not by cooincidence, I awoke Christmas morning to a surprise gift from my wife, a Magellan Maesto 4250 GPS navigation unit. I’ll never be lost on one of my trips again!

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