[FoRK] what tech will your kids never use?
wkearney99 at hotmail.com
Sun Feb 24 03:16:53 PST 2013
Indeed, but for auto use they're toast.
For tourism, however, there's really something to be said for the finer
detail you can get in an overview of an area. A map folding out to 36"
packs quite a lot more accessible information than panning and zooming
around even something as large as a tablet screen. That and you get better
collaborative accessibility. Several people can pore over a larger map
I still use my 11x17 chart books onboard for this.
Once you know where you're going though, it's hard to beat nav on screen.
On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 9:27 PM, Joseph S. Barrera III <j3 at barrera.org>
> Paper maps.
Sailors are suspicious, and worry about device failures and batteries
running dry. I suspect charts -- if not maps -- will be around a
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