Global Positioning Systems

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2011

    Department of Labor Employee Says State Illegally Spied on Him

    ​Michael Cunningham was fired from his job at the New York Department of Labor in August 2010 after working for the state for 30 years. The D.O.L. suspected Cunningham of committing time-sheet violations and once they accrued enough evidence to confirm their suspensions they terminated his emp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    The Sun is 'Waking Up' in a Crappy Mood

    Two scoops of pain!​Good news! Our sun is about to enter "solar maximum," the time in its life-cycle when it's at its most active. Wait a second, that's bad news. National Geographic reports that within the next couple of years, massive sun storms will possibly knock out GPS systems, blow up p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Schools Making Sure Students Attend Class With GPS Tracking

    ​Students cutting class is something that has existed ever since school was invented. But the Anaheim Union High School District school district is enacting a plan to get their kids in line. According to the Orange County Register, "seventh- and eighth-graders with four unexcused absences or m ... More >>

  • Film

    November 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Judge Lippman Raps Cops on GPS Spying

    For a guy whose political connections weighed heavier than his judicial experience in winning appointment as the state's top judge, Court of Appeals chief Jonathan Lippman just wrote a hell of a civil liberties decision. In a 4-3 split decision, Lippman today issued the majority opinion that found p ... More >>

  • Screens

    April 11, 2006

    Vapor Travails

    Total cabbie awareness: Eloquence and error in tracking San Fran taxis

  • News

    February 6, 2001

    Romancing the Stash

    Geocachers Seek What Lies Beneath