Pinpoint: How GPS is Changing Technology, Culture, and Our Minds (Kobo eBook)

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"One of the most mesmerizing and exhilarating, yet alarming modern technology books…an extraordinary tale." —Gillian Tett, Financial Times

Pinpoint tells the fascinating story of a hidden system that touches nearly every aspect of modern life. Tracking the development of GPS from its origins as a bomb guidance system to its present ubiquity, Greg Milner examines the technology’s double-edged effect on the way we live, work, and travel. Savvy and original, this sweeping scientific history offers startling insight into how humans understand their place in the world.

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ISBN-13: 9780393244991
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2016
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