Tag Archives: GPS

Thursday Doors – Georgetown MA

Earlier this week, I was staying in Burlington, Massachusetts. On my way to Burlington, my GPS stopped working. Normally, this wouldn’t be a problem, I’ve been to Burlington often enough that I don’t really need directions. However, the day after … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Thanks Greta

“Please drive to the highlighted route” Yeah, I get it. I’m in a parking lot, and Greta, my GPS, won’t be able to help me until I can get to the main road. Of course, once I get to the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Wendy’s Doors

In the comments of the post where I featured the doors of the Captain Benjamin Allyn house, Wendy mentioned that her great-great-great…great grandfather lived in Braintree, Massachusetts back in the 1600s. I told her that, if I ever had the … Continue reading

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Waiting for Better Accuracy

The title isn’t my work. I copied that from Greta, my Garmin GPS. You may remember Greta from such previous posts as “Yo Greta” and “Directions.” The other day, as I was leaving my office for a short but somewhat … Continue reading

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Yo Greta

Before leaving on our road trip to Pittsburgh, I had to buy a new GPS. I’ve had a GPS since they just barely became affordable, so this is the third incarnation of Greta. I named her Greta after Greta Garbo. … Continue reading

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It’s not my fault

Since I’ve spent my entire career plying the waters of computers and related technology, I get tagged with all of its failures. When my wife points to the pile of paper she has to shred because “your technology” helps one … Continue reading

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When Do I Get Watson?

Since I’ve always been a geek, I got excited a couple of years ago when IBM’s Watson beat the two best human Jeopardy players on the planet. Of course, when I watched the “behind the scenes” show, I realized that … Continue reading

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