“The guides offered by the ROM do have small screens, but they’re barely able to display numbers, let alone the graphics, diagrams or blueprints that would enrich a ROM visitor’s experience. And instead of a generic guide offered to all guests, why not offer accounts through which details of a visitor’s history could be correlated with information about previous exhibits, so that personalized information could be offered that gives more context each time someone returns to the ROM?”
Driver blames GPS for driving on railroad tracks, getting hit by train
Mike Masnick sheds light on the issue of either being too trusting or just plain naïve when it comes to listening to GPS systems.
“What is it about turning on a GPS system that makes people lose just about any bit of common sense they may have had?…As pointed out by the folks over at the Tech Liberation Front, a California man who was in New York for work, and driving a rental car, apparently turned onto the railroad tracks for the MetroNorth line because his GPS told him to turn.”
“Most of the people I’ve talked to, from college students up through senior IT people in large companies, don’t like Vista and don’t like the fact they’ve been forced to use it. I’ve yet to meet an enthusiastic user happy to have Vista running.”