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puzzlr
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puzzlr
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PostFri Jan 12, 2018 12:05 pm 
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Your Position, Triangulated

I subscribe to a twice-a-week email newsletter called Tedium, "The dull side of the internet". This GPS article came through today. I recommend subscribing if you like learning where everyday things come from. The author's description is

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Twice a week—Tuesday and Thursday evenings—I’m surfacing stories that maybe fell through the cracks of time, that offer a shade of the internet’s wormhole that maybe hasn’t seen the light of day in a long time. Keeping an eye on what’s current is way too limiting when there’s so much interesting stuff out there. The long tail goes back thousands of miles. Let’s see what’s at the end of it.


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zephyr
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zephyr
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PostFri Jan 12, 2018 5:18 pm 
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That was an interesting article.  Great history lesson. I seem to recall hearing about this during the Desert Storm era.  Thanks,  ~z
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