Using GPS instead of maps is the most consequential exchange of technologies in history | Curio

Using GPS instead of maps is the most consequential exchange of technologies in history

11 mins | May 13, 2019

There is an entire generation who will be unable to relate to this nostalgic story of learning to read a map or the largely instinctual ability to read terrain. The once coveted skill of map reading has since been replaced by GPS, and as Lucian K. Truscott, writing in Salon magazine claims, we should be fearful of this exchange, as maps can't be hacked, and GPS can.

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