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Submission + - Are sat-nav systems becoming info overload?->

curtS writes: The Economist's tech editor reviews the ever-more-detailed assist of mobile GPS devices, and wonders if the attention-sucking visual complexity isn't more trouble than it's worth. He contrasts the simplicity of London's Underground map (not directionally accurate but visually easy to understand) and his own habit of dimming the display and using the audio commands for guidance.
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Are sat-nav systems becoming info overload?

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Real Programs don't use shared text. Otherwise, how can they use functions for scratch space after they are finished calling them?

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